The United Egg Producers and the Humane Society of the United States signed an agreement Thursday that ends years of conflict and paves the way for changes in how egg-laying hens are housed, but also will likely result in higher egg prices. The animal rights group and the egg farmers cooperative signed a memorandum of understanding to work to enact federal regulations stipulating the treatment of egg-laying hens and mandatory labeling laws. The HSUS has long had an adversarial relationship ...
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