Thursday, April 26, 2012
Burger King is the first major U.S. fast-food chain to make the switch to cage-free chickens and pigs, part of an industrywide shift.
Burger King uses hundreds of millions of eggs and tens of millions of pounds of pork annually, and its decision could be a game-changing move in the supply business as a huge new market opens up for humanely raised food animals.
Already 9 percent of the company’s eggs and 20 percent of the pork served at its 7,200 restaurants are cage-free.
Read more from AP at The Register-Guard.
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