Consumer Pressure is Driving the Cage-Free Egg Trend

This month, two more companies -- Walmart and Darden Restaurants -- announced plans to make their egg supply chains cage-free. The announcements are…

Egg-Free Hampton Creek Scores More Shelf Space at Walmart & Target

Hampton Creek, the company behind Just Mayo, continues to find success with its egg-less products. New pancake and cake mixes, salad dressings, and…
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Better Hen Welfare is Simply Good Egg-onomics

Egg industry innovators show that implementing alternative hen-housing systems at scale is possible -- without compromising animal welfare.
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Nestlé U.S. Going Cage Free by 2020

Last week Nestlé announced that it will switch to 100 percent cage-free eggs within the U.S. by 2020.
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Demand for Humane Food is Strong, Study Finds

Americans are prioritizing animal welfare and consciously-raised foods over price and variety, according to a study.

Hampton Creek Foods Wants to Make Chicken Eggs Obsolete

When I first heard about the egg substitute Beyond Eggs, I was skeptical. Without thinking too much about it, I tweeted “Are plant-based…

Aramark Commits To Sourcing Eggs From Cage-Free Hens

Aramark, a global food services company, is the latest company to announce it will source all its shell eggs in the U.S. from…
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Free Range Eggs, Meet Free Enterprise

Vital Farms, founded in 2007, has grown to a network of 15 family farms that reached almost $5 million in annual sales of…

Europe’s Woes Over Free-Range Eggs

Europe's newly introduced law on free-range eggs has created massive egg shortage and could put many small farmers and bakers out of business.
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Pasture-Raised vs. Industrial Organic: An Egg-cellent Stakeholder Engagement Lesson

The biggest farmers market in San Francisco has revised its standards for egg sellers, limiting approved vendors to those who pasture-raise their chickens…
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Would You Like an Egg With That?

A farm fresh fried egg is a beautiful thing. Featured on Neapolitan thin-crust pizzas, juicy high-stacked burgers, and now, here before me, this…

United Egg Producers & Humane Society Team Up on Egg-Laying Hen Legislation

The United Egg Producers (UEP) and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) have decided to collaborate in order to enact new…
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SEC Rules Bob Evans’ Proxy Must Include Animal Cruelty Resolution

By Kristie Middleton The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ruled last week against Columbus, Ohio-based restaurant chain Bob Evans, requiring the company to…
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Krispy Kreme Switches to Cage-Free Eggs

Thanks to an announcement next week that the company will transition to cage-free eggs, Krispy Kreme fans can enjoy their favorite guilty pleasure…

Organic Eggs Not Created Equal, Says New Scorecard

Next time you’re at the grocery store aisle picking out eggs, you might need to think twice before assuming one organic brand is…