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Burger King To Go Cage-Free

  • Forbes , Thursday, April 26, 2012 10 AM

Burger King will stop using suppliers who put chickens and pigs in cages, by 2017. According to a report this week from the Humane Society of the United States, “Crammed Into Cages,” other leading food companies, including Subway, Wolfgang Puck, and Unilever (Hellmann’s mayonnaise and other products), have committed to transition to 100% cage-free eggs.

What’s more, the Humane Society said, “Walmart and Costco have ensured that their private label brand eggs are 100 percent cage-free.” And the Compass Group, the world’s largest food-service provider, has switched roughly 100 million of its eggs to cage-free, it said.



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