Did you make the switch from regular eggs, to “cage-free” eggs? It may sound like the chickens get to run free in the fields all day, but they don’t. So what does “cage-free” really mean?
Companies are using marketing terms to make you believe that “cage-free” hens are living under better conditions. But do they? Well, cage-free does, in fact, mean that the situations are improved, but just by how much?
This video below mentions that cage-free eggs are much more sterile, and humans have a smaller risk of getting a salmonella infection. With the importance of animal welfare currently rising in popularity, things do seem to be shifting for the better. Though, is it enough?
But, this next video makes it very clear that cage-free is not as great as you really think it is. A poultry farmer explains the real difference. It turns out, the chickens are still held in industrial factory farms:
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