'Momentous change' underway in egg case

USDA-AMS ready to help industry transition to 100% cage-free production.

Over the past few months, a new trend has emerged with the potential to greatly impact U.S. egg producers and what consumers see on store shelves, according to Elanor Starmer, administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture Marketing Service (AMS), who recently took a moment to address the shift toward 100% cage-free egg production in the U.S.

“A significant number of large institutional buyers of eggs and egg products have announced that, within 10 years, they in

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