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Latin American egg industry can't afford cage-free

While EU member countries may be able to ask for financial assistance and have extended periods to accomplish conversion to cage-free production, Latin American nations may not.
EU member countries may be able to ask for financial assistance and have extended periods to accomplish conversion to cage-free production, but Latin American nations may not.
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Massachusetts cage-free hen space reduction in motion

Massachusetts standards for cage-free layer housing density are moving closer to similarities in the current UEP-Certified requirements, which could prevent an egg shortage in the state.
The Massachusetts Senate passed a bill on June 24, 2021, that will change the housing density mandate of the 2016 Question 3 law.
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