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Animal Welfare
Measures to support battery cage ban

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‘TOUGH action’ is to be taken next year to make it difficult for egg producers who do not comply with the forthcoming ban on battery cages to find a market for their eggs in the UK. So says Defra, which announced this week that a voluntary consensus has been reached between a number of the UK's egg industry companies, processors, food manufacturers, food service sector and retailers that they will not sell or use eggs produced in battery cages after …

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