VegNews Daily

MFA Exposes Egg Farm Cruelty

A new investigation from MFA shows horrible conditions at one of McDonald’s egg producers.

Mercy For Animals’ newest undercover investigation reveals extreme cruelty to chickens at Sparboe Egg Farm—one of the largest egg producers in the US and a supplier for McDonald’s. The farm, which produces roughly 3.6 billion eggs annually, claims to keep its birds free from discomfort, pain, injury, and fear, in addition to other standards, but MFA’s video footage shows that dead hens are left to rot in cages, chicks’ beaks are burned off without medical attention or anesthesia, and workers physically abusing the animals. McDonald’s says it will no longer purchase eggs from Sparboe, which was issued at least 13 “serious” or “significant” violations by the Food and Drug Administration yesterday. A full report will be broadcast tonight on 20/20 and World News with Diane Sawyer.

 Comments

Popular Frozen Yogurt Chain Debuts Vegan Option

Pinkberry introduces dairy-free soft-serve at all locations nationwide.
Read More »

Kids Eat More Produce When They Play with Food

When children have tactile experiences with food, they are more likely to try new fruits and vegetables.
Read More »

8-Year-Old Vegan Stands Up for Meatless Monday

The young advocate makes a strong plea to Long Beach City Council, saying that cafeteria lunches are “nasty.”
Read More »

Walmart Announces Sweeping Animal Welfare Reforms

Largest US food retailer to phase out battery cages, gestation crates, and more.
Read More »

Vegetarian “Airbnb” Debuts

A new website revolutionizes the way vegetarians connect with like-minded people across the country.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »