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27 April 2016 - 11:58, by , in News, No comments
In order to find a delicious egg, it’s important to know where it comes from. It’s a well-known fact that eggs can come from chickens, specifically hens. But we at Chino Valley Ranchers have found that there are some interesting facts about hens pertaining to their eggs that not many people know about. We are...
29 January 2016 - 9:32, by , in News, No comments
When it comes to egg safety, there’s no room for yolking around. The FDA has estimated that eggs contaminated with salmonella cause roughly 142,000 illnesses per year. Though you may have already made the choice to purchase organic eggs, there is still a chance that they can be contaminated with salmonella.
11 January 2016 - 11:59, by , in News, No comments
Falling in line behind chain restaurants like McDonald’s, Burger King, and Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts announced in December their plans to go cage-free over the next 10 years.
29 December 2015 - 11:24, by , in News, 1 comment
There’s been a lot of press about cage free eggs lately. Maybe you heard that McDonald’s and Starbucks have pledged to phase out battery raised eggs within the next 5 or so years, or maybe it was that Costco made the same promise.
18 December 2015 - 15:48, by , in Cage Free Eggs, News, Organic Eggs, No comments
With 2015 drawing to a close, the verdict is in: the egg is egg-cellent! To be more precise, the organic, cage free, humane harvest egg. With raised awareness about the horrors of factory farms, consumers have become more concerned about how and where their food products are sourced. Are vegetables and grain grown free of...
15 December 2015 - 9:17, by , in Cage Free Eggs, News, No comments
We have egg-cellent news on the egg front today! Several large, nation-wide restaurant chains have committed to transitioning to cage-free eggs by the year 2020. We are so egg-cited! The U.S. government defines cage-free, humane harvest eggs as chickens that have enough room to move around. Though they can still be confined to a cage,...
14 July 2015 - 15:50, by , in Best Organic Eggs, News, No comments
Factory farms are problematic for many reasons. First and foremost, laying hens raised on factory farms spend their entire lives in a battery cage that is no bigger than a sheet of copy paper. They cannot flap their wings or really even move at all. Often times their feet get stuck to the wire floor...
17 June 2015 - 10:12, by , in News, No comments
Do you know where your eggs come from? Do you know if the laying hens are raised humanely or given proper nutrition? This is an important question to consider when purchasing eggs. Currently, there is a bird flu outbreak—the largest in United States history. To date, 47 million birds in 20 states have been infected...