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Colorado Just Banned All Cages for 6 Million Egg-Laying Chickens

Colorado Just Banned All Cages for 6 Million Egg-Laying Chickens

Colorado just became the sixth state to ban cage confinement for egg-laying hens. HB20-1343, called Egg-laying Hen Confinement Standards, passed the state legislature last month and was signed into law by Governor Jared Polis today....
Is the Egg Industry Corrupt?

America’s Corrupt Egg Industry Is In a Tailspin

The American Egg Board (AEB) found a new way to promote its product—letting consumers know when products are "Made With Real Eggs." According to Food Business News, the checkoff marketing agency recently introduced "real egg...
Switzerland Just Banned the Egg Industry From Grinding Live Chicks

Switzerland Just Banned the Egg Industry From Grinding Live Chicks

Switzerland has banned the shredding of live male chicks in its egg industry for animal cruelty reasons. Last week, the Swiss parliament voted to prohibit the maceration of male chicks born into the egg industry....
Kroger Is Now Selling Vegan Eggs In 2,100 Stores

Kroger Is Now Selling Vegan Eggs In 2,100 Stores

More than 2,000 Kroger-owned stores will soon stock vegan eggs made by JUST. The food tech company makes its JUST Egg -- which comes bottled in liquid form -- with mung beans, which help it...
There’s a Billion-Dollar Race to Create the Perfect Vegan Egg

There’s a Billion-Dollar Race to Create the Perfect Vegan Egg

Food brands like Clara Foods and JUST are in a billion-dollar race to create the perfect vegan egg. People have eaten chicken eggs for centuries, however, in recent years, there has been a growing consciousness...
German Company SELEGGT Develops Free Technology for Egg Farms to Eradicate Culling of Male Chicks

German Company SELEGGT Develops Free Technology for Egg Farms to Eradicate Culling of Male...

The world's first "no-kill" eggs are now on sale in Germany. As reported by the Sun, the technology was developed by German scientists at Leipzig University, one of the world's oldest universities. Called SELEGGT, the company...
Is There Really Such Thing as an Ethical Chicken McNugget?

Is There Really Such Thing as an Ethical Chicken McNugget?

There are times when we need to take a stand, together, and take a hardline approach to living kindly. That time is now. One of the largest campaigns in the history of animal welfare...
Vegan Artist Heather Phillipson Details Truth About Eggs in New London Tube Installation

Vegan Artist Heather Phillipson Details Truth About Eggs in New London Tube Installation

Multi-medium artist and poet Heather Phillipson brings her vegan ethics into many of her works. The Guardian reports that the UK-based artist currently has a solo art installation at London's Gloucester Road tube station...
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Vegan Eggs See Sales Spike as Egg Supplies Decline Amid Avian Flu Outbreak

The global vegan egg and egg replacer market is set to reach a value of about $1.63 million by the end of 2028, according to a new report released by global market intelligence firm, Fact.MR. Egg...
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India Urged to Go Vegan to Spare Male Chicks and Dairy Industry Calves

An Indian animal rights campaign calling out the disposal of male chicks and calves in the egg and dairy industries has launched on college campuses across Mumbai, the nation's largest city. The new vegan campaign,...
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Californian Coffee Shop Ditches Eggs and Goes Vegan in an Act of Feminism

California coffee shop Rooted has ditched eggs from its menu and gone completely plant-based. The move comes after the business decided to remove dairy products at the beginning of the year, replacing cow's milk with...
Cheaper, Ethical Vegan Alternatives Threaten Chicken Egg Industry's Future

Cheaper, Ethical Vegan Alternatives Threaten Chicken Egg Industry’s Future

Farming UK reports that following the launch of the "Nutrilac" whey-based egg replacer by Danish food cooperative Arla Foods, egg processor British Lion chairman Ian Jones said: "Egg replacers have never taken off on any significant scale...
New Vegan Documentary Highlights Human Trafficking in the Egg Industry

New Vegan Documentary Highlights Human Trafficking in the Egg Industry

A new documentary by Frontline dives into the hidden world of human trafficking in the egg industry. Titled "Trafficked in America," the 60-minute documentary, produced with the aid of the Investigative Reporting Program at U.C....

Food Industry Leaders in Asia Commit to Sourcing Cage-Free Eggs

Food industry leaders in Asia and around the world have committed to sourcing their eggs from cage-free environments, the Humane Society International (HSI) reports. HSI recently brought together leading restaurants, food service, and hospitality companies in...

Egg Industry Major Cause of Greenhouse Gases, New Study Finds

A new study published in the Journal of Cleaner Production assessed the environmental impact of industrial egg production. A team of scientists from the University of Oviedo used an intensive poultry farm in Asturias with 55,000 hens...

700,000 Contaminated Eggs Force Asda, Morrisons and Sainsbury’s To Recall Products

Following on from reports earlier in the week, the Food Standards Agency has dramatically revised estimates of the number of contaminated eggs from 21,000 to 700,000. The Dutch egg scandal - whilst sounding like a...
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What’s Wrong With Free-Range Eggs?

Explaining veganism to people can be tricky. Generally, people seem to have got the hang of vegetarianism; it’s obvious that in order to make bacon, a pig has to die, there’s no getting around...