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on February 12, 2018

Egg producers predict that cages won’t go away by 2025

U.S. egg producers responding to the Top Egg Company Survey predict that over half of U.S. hens will still be housed in cages in 2025.

Most major shell egg retailers, restaurant chains, food service distributors and food manufacturers in the U.S. have pledged to switch all of their shell egg and egg products purchases to cage-free by some future date, generally on or before the year 2025. The breakout for how hens were housed in…

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