At the JS West egg farm, south of Modesto, Calif., one chicken house has the new, spacious cages that egg producers and animal welfare advocates say keep chickens happier.
February 10, 2012 The president of the Humane Society of the United States and the president of the United Egg Producers are an unlikely duo to lobby Congress to approve new rules for egg farmers. But they agree on the need for a law that would allow farmers to keep their chickens in more spacious cages.
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January 26, 2012 This unprecedented partnership between egg producers and animal welfare advocates is asking Congress to pass a law that's supposed to improve the lives of egg-laying hens with new and improved cages. If passed, it would be the first federal law that takes into account the emotional lives of farm animals.
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August 18, 2010 The FDA dramatically expanded the nationwide recall of eggs linked to a salmonella outbreak. As of Wednesday, 380 million eggs from an Iowa producer have been recalled. There have been hundreds of illnesses reported but so far no deaths to date.
June 2, 2010 Farm eggs may be prettier than store-bought, but technically, they don't taste any different. Won't stop this blogger from preferring home grown!
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