Tag Archives: CAGE-FREE

MA Could Become First State to Regulate Containment Conditions for Food Animals

Massachusetts will vote on a ballot initiative that would ban certain means of confining farm animals in the state. Consumers are increasingly demanding ethically-minded foods such as “Cage Free” and “Pasture Raised”.  Coupled with a heightened focus from animal welfare advocacy groups on animal raising conditions, it should come as no surprise that, earlier this summer, … Continue Reading

Cage-Free Kerfuffle

Massachusetts has proposed legislation restricting the sale of eggs to the “cage-free” variety. (subscription to Food Chemical News required) With consumers’ increasing appetite for more ethical food options, a number of food manufacturers are now marketing “cage-free” eggs. States are getting in on the cage-free action as well.  For example, earlier this summer, the Massachusetts Supreme … Continue Reading
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