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Cage-Free Laying Systems

Tesco extends cage-free egg pledge into Central Europe

All Tesco stores in Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia will sell only cage-free eggs by 2025
Tesco has extended its commitment to selling cage-free eggs, announcing that by 2025, all of the supermarket chain’s locations in its stores in central Europe will sell only eggs from cage-free hens.
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Sodexo progressing toward cage-free egg goals

Company issues update on transition toward using cage-free shell and liquid eggs
Sodexo announced on July 25 that it has made significant progress towards its commitment to source only cage free eggs worldwide by 2025.
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Reducing aggression and floor eggs in cage-free flocks

Cage-free egg farming experts suggest ways to avoid negative behaviors that reduce bird health and productivity.
Arguably the most difficult aspect of the transition to cage-free farming is the re-introduction of the dynamics of hen socialization and behavior to egg farming. Farmers now need to understand it and manage it in order to consistently achieve the healthiest and most productive flocks.
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BRF pledges to use only cage-free eggs by 2025

BRF S.A., one of the largest food companies in the world, is pledging after 2025 to use only cage-free eggs in all of its food processing.
BRF S.A., one of the largest food companies in the world, is pledging after 2025 to use only cage-free eggs in all of its food processing.
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US shift to cage-free eggs causing market disruption

It will continue to be a bumpy transition for the cage-free egg market unless major egg purchasers set and stick to interim goals for cage-free egg purchases.
If retailers are going to take away consumer choice, they will need to set and keep interim goals for cage-free egg sales to avoid a major supply mess.
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BuzzFeed feedback on cage-free eggs a must-read

News article gets message out about oversupply of cage-free eggs but comments also reveal how little some consumers know
When I saw the headline “America is flooded with cage-free eggs, but people aren’t buying them,” I was happy to see that message being spread.
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