New pullet houses and one layer house in Lake Mills, Wisconsin, have already been populated
April 26, 2019
Daybreak Foods’ construction of a new egg production complex in Lake Mills, Wisconsin, is progressing nicely, with three new pullet buildings populated and processing equipment starting to arrive at the new plant, which has been erected.
726 million cage-free eggs will be sourced for McDonald’s U.S. restaurants in 2019
April 14, 2019
McDonald’s USA announced that it has reached a milestone with 33% of its egg supply converted to cage-free, delivering meaningful progress towards its 10 year commitment to source 100% cage-free eggs by 2025. This milestone means that 726 million cage-free eggs will be sourced for McDonald’s U.S. restaurants in 2019.
As part of the WATT Global Media 2019 Top Egg Companies survey, U.S. egg producers were asked what percentage of their customers have pledged to purchase only cage-free eggs or egg products by some future date.