Hundreds of European farmers expected to flout battery hen ban

Guardian: Hundreds of poultry farmers across Europe with millions of egg-laying hens are expected to flout a ban on conventional battery cages next year. The new regulations are designed to eradicate the practice and dramatically enhance animal welfare. According to European commission figures, 10 countries – including the UK – are set to be fully compliant with the new legislation by the time it comes into effect on 1 January 2012. Thus consumers can be sure that eggs from those member states have been......

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