California Extends Licensing Requirements for Slaughterhouses and Inspectors

California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed California SB 815, an amendment to the California Meat & Poultry Supplemental Inspection Act, which extends existing annual licensing requirements and associated fees for meat processing facilities, poultry plants, and processing inspectors. The existing requirements, which were set to expire on January 1, 2022, have been extended until January 1, 2027.