Just the other day I came across what these words mean. I can't remember if it was in SP or not. You can type in the words in SP's search engine and find the article, if it is here. You're right "natural" means nothing. It is a deceptive use of the of the word and it is used because the food companies know people will believe their food is "natural" and healthy if they use the term. Because of the cost of these "special" eggs, I just eat regular eggs, when I eat them. Eggs don't normally come with Omega 3s, so I don't buy them.
Cage free does not mean the chickens can wander freely outside on a nice grassy pasture either. Our population is too large to allow most farmers to farm that way anymore. Most chickens are raised in cramped conditions in large barn like structures by big companies. Farmer Jones went out of business many years ago and sold his land to a housing developer.
Edited by: BENTON1948 at: 10/20/2012 (18:06)
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