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on December 12, 2019

Maine Legislative Council passes cage-free egg bill

With approval of council, bill can now be considered by the state legislature

Maine’s Legislative Council approved a bill that would prohibit certain confinements of hens and the sale of their eggs.

The measure, which was advocated by animal rights groups like American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and Mercy for…

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