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'Marketplace' Report: Cage-Free Eggs

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'Marketplace' Report: Cage-Free Eggs

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'Marketplace' Report: Cage-Free Eggs

'Marketplace' Report: Cage-Free Eggs

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Compass Group, the world's largest food service provider, is now requiring that all eggs come from hens with space to roam around. It's likely the hens still won't go outside and they will still have their beaks cut off, but the Charlotte-based company says its decision will improve the lives of laying hens. Madeleine Brand talks to Marketplace's Janet Babin about the policy.