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How can I help?

There are a number of ways that you can help egg-laying hens.

Top ways to help

  • Only buy cage-free eggs, or eggs that meet animal welfare certification standards like Animal Welfare Approved and Certified Humane.
  • Check the ingredients of prepared food containing eggs to make sure they either meet animal welfare certification standards, or are cage-free or free-range.
  • Ask your local supermarket to stock only certified, cage-free, and free-range eggs.
  • Choose food with plant based alternatives to eggs, like Just Mayo or Just Cookies.
  • Join Compassion in World Farming with a monthly gift or donation to support our work.
  • Learn and spread the word about EggTrack designed to ensure food companies keep their commitments to go cage-free.
  • Encourage friends and family to buy higher welfare eggs or to eat plants, for a change.
  • Support retailers and food companies that stock higher welfare eggs.
  • Contact your Senator or Representative and your local paper, radio, and TV station to explain why hens suffer in cages and how higher welfare farms offer hens a better quality of life.

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