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OSU Professor: Cage-free eggs more expensive, less humane
Because eggs are the cheapest form of protein and have few substitutes, keeping the cost low and satisfying the agenda of animal rights activists is difficult, said Jayson Lusk, Oklahoma State University agricultural economics professor, in a recent Wall Street Journal opinion piece. The article stems from a Massachusetts ballot initiative that would require all eggs sold in the state to be from cage-free hens. [OKAgPolicy]