Missouri attorney general challenges California egg law; claims it infringes on commerce

  • by: DAVID A. LIEB , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 4, 2014 - 7:30 PM

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri's attorney general has asked a federal court to strike down a California law regulating the living conditions of chickens, setting up a cross-country battle that pits new animal protections against the economic interests of Midwestern farmers.

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