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Gap, Inc. joins Calif. companies in hatching cage-free egg policy

Gap, Inc. has joined the list of leading California companies — like Google, Yahoo! and Bon Appétit Management Company — in switching to cage-free (http://www.hsus.org/farm/camp/nbe/compare.html) eggs for its corporate cafeterias.

The decision came after the San Francisco-based company learned that factory farms confine most egg-laying hens in the U.S. in tiny battery cages (http://www.hsus.org/farm/camp/nbe/) where each hen has less space than a standard sheet of paper on which to live for more than a year before she’s slaughtered.
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Posted on Tuesday, August 18th, 2009
Under: Cage-free eggs | 4 Comments »