Every year in the UK, we consume over 13 billion eggs. These come from 57 million egg-laying hens and it is a sad fact that just under 45% of these hens are still kept in the modern cage (called a colony or enriched cage, but still a cage).
This means they are raised in cages made of wire where each hen is allocated less usable space than an A4 sheet of paper.
What makes RSPCA Assured different?
Our welfare standards for hens, which must be met for eggs to be labelled RSPCA Assured,