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Letter From The Editor: “Cage free” wins out , but at what cost?

Hens are getting new housing all across America and it’s all going to be “cage free.” The “cage free” campaign has won, largely by focusing on market decision-makers.   It did have one major political victory back in 2008 when California passed Proposition 2. However in the marketplace,  the “cage-free ” campaign has been running... Continue Reading
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