Like many of you, Jessica and I are conscientous about the types of products we buy at the grocery store. We try to pick the healthiest options which often draws us to products promising to be natural and organic. When it comes to buying dairy and eggs, we look for signs of a happy cow or chicken, rather than a factory farm animal. But, it turns out that labels like “free range” and “cage free” may be misleading, or at least don’t give the complete picture of an animal’s living conditions. Many of these so-called “free range” animals live in very crowded spaces and are handled without care.
Check out this article to read more. After reading this, Jessica and I have both decided to give serious consideration to cutting back on consumption of diary and egg products or buying them exclusively from local farmers. You may want to do the same!
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