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Tag: cage-free eggs
The results are in from a long-running study of three different ways to house egg-laying chickens. It found that more hens survive in cages, and cages are cheaper. But consumers prefer cage-free eggs.
The FDA’s new proposal aims to reduce the risk that chickens will pick up salmonella from wildlife and lay contaminated eggs. But some farmers worry that the guidance could make it much harder for them to let their birds range freely on pastures.
A 70-year-old California ice cream company is growing its delectable product line. McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams has new owners as well as a master ice cream maker on staff (a rare feat) and continues to use ingredients like Guittard and Valrhona chocolate, as well as organic cage-free eggs.
Promises from big food companies to switch to “cage-free” eggs have set off a supply chain reaction among egg producers. Some producers are adding more cage-free houses to their operations. But scientists are still trying to measure whether cage-free chickens are really better off.