What Does „Cage-Free“ Even Mean?
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What kind of farm do you imagine when you think of organic or cage-free eggs? Images of hens frolicking in lush meadows?
That kind of farming exists, but such conditions aren’t mandated by organic code—not explicitly anyway. According to the USDA regulations, animals raised organically have „year-round access … to the outdoors, shade, shelter, exercise areas, fresh air, clean water for drinking, and direct sunlight, suitable to the species, its stage of life, the climate, and the environment.“ Those rules are open to a wide variety of interpretations.,