Cafe 212, a small restaurant on the campus of Columbia University, now serves only certified humane cage-free eggs in all of its breakfast sandwiches. A big, happy sign in front of the cafe announces the change and explains that because of the higher cost of the cage-free eggs, the price of breakfast sandwiches has increased by 15 cents to $3.50. There’s a truly gorgeous food photo on the poster; the orange dome of a perfect egg glistens next to an unblemished brown shell. I’d pay 15 cents ...

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