eggs

Backyard Chickens: Where to Start?

Backyard Chickens: Where to Start?

There’s nothing like a farm-fresh egg — or, maybe a backyard-fresh egg.  You don’t need a farm-sized plot of land to raise a few chickens, since even a small, urban backyard will do. Raising the birds and collecting your own eggs is not only an educational, entertaining experience for children, but is also a great […]

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    Lawsuit Filed Against Walmart for Claiming ‘Cage-Free’ Eggs

    Lawsuit Filed Against Walmart for Claiming ‘Cage-Free’ Eggs

    By Dan Nosowitz A lawsuit has been filed in a California district court against two of the biggest companies in the country: Walmart and Cal-Maine Foods. The lawsuit claims that Walmart and Cal-Maine—the latter is one of the biggest egg producers in the U.S.—lied to customers about the treatment of hens whose eggs were sold […]

    Nestlé, the World’s Largest Food Company, Switching to Cage-Free Eggs

    Nestlé, the World’s Largest Food Company, Switching to Cage-Free Eggs

    Nestlé, the biggest food company in the world, announced Thursday it will only use eggs from cage-free hens for all its food products globally by 2025—a major step in the global cage-free movement, animal rights advocates said. The company said the transition will happen in Europe and the U.S. by the end of 2020, with […]

    The USDA Is Being Sued for Delaying New Organic Standards

    The USDA Is Being Sued for Delaying New Organic Standards

    By Dan Nosowitz When you think of “free-range” chicken, what exactly comes to mind? That question, amazingly enough, is now central to a lawsuit filed against the U.S. government. This debate centers around the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices rule. It is essentially an updated and more precise list of rules about how exactly meat, […]

    5 Healthiest Ways to Cook and Eat Eggs

    5 Healthiest Ways to Cook and Eat Eggs

    By Helen West Eggs are a cheap but incredibly nutritious food. They contain relatively few calories, but they’re packed with proteins, vitamins, minerals, healthy fats and various trace nutrients. This article explores the healthiest ways to cook and eat eggs.iStock That said, the way you prepare your eggs can affect their nutrient profile. This article […]