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Who is Pledging to go to Cage-Free Eggs – Is Your Favorite Restaurant on the list?

Touch the Soil News #308 The number of announcements by food companies to source eggs only from cage-free laying hen farms is growing (we’re up to 37). Thanks to research by WattAgNet News, we were able to compile a list of food companies being influenced by science and public sentiment to source eggs from cage-free enterprises. Pressure to end the practice of egg production using battery cages has reached national proportions. Over-cramped quarters leads to greater use of antibiotics to offset diseases endemic to weak and unhealthy birds. See if you can find your favorite restaurant or food company on the list of cage-free announcements: Arby’s BJ’s Wholesale Club Bob…

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The Movement – Cage-Free Eggs

Touch the Soil News #278 Watt Global Media – which specializes in news surrounding the egg and poultry industries just published all the players in the cage=free egg movement. Following are the companies and time frames when they will be able to source all of their eggs from producers that use cage-free practices.   Completion by 2016 Taco Bell and Shake Shack   Completion by 2020 Arby’s Nestle, Peet’s Coffee, Einstein Bros. Bagels, Caribou Coffee, Panera Bread, Wendy’s,   Completion by 2022 Royal Caribbean Cruises   Completion by 2025 Dunkin Donuts, General Mills, McDonlads, Groupo Bimbo, Qdoba Mexican Grill, Kellogg’s, Carnival Cruise Lines, Subway and Quiznos.   In the Future…

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