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Ask Joanne: What about Free-Range Eggs?
"'Free-range' is not a legal industry term; therefore it is essentially meaningless. Farmers use the term to imply that they practice a more humane standard of production but, in reality, there is no regulation regarding how the word is interpreted or used [in the US at least]."
Humane Farming Association: Eggribusiness
Cites hidden health risks, injury to family farms, and suffering of the chickens as reasons not to eat eggs.
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