Skip to comments.Animal Rights Legislation Would Make Eggs a Luxury Food
Posted on 06/01/2012 11:36:37 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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This article is all wrong.
That bill is rare in being backed by animal rights organizations and the egg industry alike. The space requirements are not that great and other standards, e.g., limiting ammonia in the henhouse environment are pretty basic too.
The usual claim is that farmers can’t afford humane standards because they’ll be priced out of the market by those who don’t follow them. This addresses that by enforcing only industry-endorsed improvements.
We don’t need to engage in needless animal cruelty to save a few cents a dozen on our eggs.
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