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Egg Production / Battery Cages
on May 20, 2014

Lessons to be learned from European Union’s cage ban

Member states have not been able to use conventional cages for egg production since January 2012, but the route to get there could have been easier.

The European Union’s move away from conventional cages for egg production may now be complete, but achieving this change was not easy, and the process may provide an interesting example for others considering following suit.

While the European Union’s decision to allow a long changeover period to phase out battery…

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