Were You Duped by ‘Cage-Free’ or ‘Free-Range’ Eggs? Let Us Know.

Published by PETA.

If you bought eggs advertised as either “cage-free” or “free-range” and believe that you were misled about the true nature of these items, we want to hear from you. You have a right to know what you’re buying and what food you’re consuming. Please contact us to share your concerns by using the form below:

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Chickens suffer in the egg industry. Animals on typical “free-range” farms often spend much of their time confined to crowded sheds or mud-filled pens, just as animals on conventional factory farms do. While the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) requires animals on so-called “free-range” farms to have access to outdoor areas, it doesn’t specify how much time they must be allowed to spend outside or how much space they should be given.

this is how chickens raised for cage-free eggs really live © iStock.com/takobchaiprakobkit

These conditions are common on farms that supply eggs marketed to consumers, who think they are paying more for humane, “cage-free” eggs. When a business uses animals for profit, the animals always suffer.

The best way to help chickens is to stop eating their eggs and flesh. Thanks to delicious vegan options, it’s never been easier to replace eggs and meat in everyday cooking.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind