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Radlo Foods Pledging Conversion to Cage-Free Eggs

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Its white eggs, cage-free and organic eggs are not involved. Good news following an investigation of farm animal abuses by Mercy for Animals. Sometime soon, David Radlo of Radlo Foods says his sign in front of the former DeCoster Egg Farm will be coming down and all his business at the massive egg operation in Turner will come to an end.

Cage-Free Eggs

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Here is a New York Times story about the latest hot thing

Trader Joe's Eggs NOT Humane

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I decided to look online for some information regarding the "Organic Free Range Eggs" that Trader Joe's, my favorite store, sells. As of this time, all Trader Joe's brand eggs come only from cage-free hens. Now customers looking for cage-free eggs need to look no further than the Trader Joe's label. But are they really free-range eggs? They also offer "Cage Free" eggs.

Hope for Hen Welfare

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Because of the work of Farm Sanctuary supporters and other animal protection advocates across the nation, the UEP now understands the overwhelming opposition to battery cages, which were subject to a ballot initiative in California in 2008, in which California citizens voted overwhelmingly to ban the cages; the initiative received more “yes” votes than any other ballot measure in California history. A press release I received from the Farm Sanctuary.

From Today's New York Times

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To the Editor: Re “ Suddenly, the Hunt Is On for Cage-Free Eggs ” (front page, Aug. Free range” does not solve the problem of painful debeaking, enormously oversized flocks or the unnatural isolation of the birds from other sexes and age groups. Though chickens can live for 5 to 11 years, after two years, they are hauled away to slaughter just like battery-caged hens.