The cage-free egg dilemma: Animal welfare, economics

The cage-free egg dilemma: Animal welfare, economics

OVER the last several months, a domino effect has unfolded within the restaurant industry as company after company has announced that it will be moving to 100% cage-free eggs.

According to egg industry sources, the tipping point came when McDonald's announced this move in September 2015, but the rapid rate of subsequent announcements has taken the industry by surprise.

"The momentum that has transpired in the last two to thr

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