Time to Stick Up for Chickens

Last year, the Humane Society and the United Egg Producers agreed to seek federal legislation to ban barren battery cages and forced starvation molting. They further agreed to seek a federal labeling requirement that any eggs produced from caged hens would be labeled as such. Virtually every major American animal protection organization has come out in favor of this bill. And—predictably—nearly all the big factory farm trade groups oppose it.

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