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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…
The SEC ruled that Bob Evans must allow shareholders to vote on phasing in eggs from cage-free hens

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…
Krispy Kreme doughnuts, soon made with cage-free eggs

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…
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Barilla First Pasta Maker to Move Towards Cage-Free Eggs

Barilla has announced that 45% of its eggs in its supply chain to cage-free by the end of this year. Unless one of…

Politics, Corporations Interfere with Food Safety

A joint study that the Union of Concerned Scientists and Iowa State University conducted reveals some disturbing trends. Of the 1700 employees at…

Tainted Eggs Are a Wake-Up Call

The recent recall of over 500 million salmonella-tainted eggs just might be the catalyst for increased food safety regulation. The fact that the…