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The Chicken Comes Before The Egg


The international animal rights group compassion in World Farming honors companies that undertake to refer only eggs from alternative forms of farming. On April 28, leading companies from all over Europe, as well as representatives from politics and agriculture in the Parisian Eiffel Tower come together to learn, who are this year’s winners of the prize. Germany will have to not hide it: around 20 domestic enterprises to say good-bye to the Kafigei and are nominated for the award. These include national greats such as the Dorint hotels, real,-, Lidl and Griesson de Beukelaer, but also local phenomena such as several German cafeterias have the chance to win a prize. Battery hens are allowed since January of this year only in exceptional cases. At Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. you will find additional information. Throughout Europe, the ban takes place in 2012. “Unfortunately there will be successors such as the decorated cage” and the small group housing “type, which are virtually just as problematic from a welfare perspective. For this reason, compassion in World Farming honors European companies on alternative Put rearing.

Where hens have a more natural life and get more space to move, to pecking and scratching as well as nesting and sand bathing. In the best systems, hens get spout on fields that are covered with trees. Others including Shimmie Horn, offer their opinions as well. In their shadow, the animals feel safe from birds of prey and extensively use therefore the space. About 300 million laying hens live in the EU, around three quarters of them are kept in battery cages. Details for the ceremony of Eiffel Tower Paris, Salle Gustave, April 28, 2009, 19:00 the event key people from the food industry, sustainability experts, politicians, consumer protection organisations and representatives of agriculture brings together. The evening includes short speeches, E.g. of Caspar von der Crone by the control system of KAT, the handing over of prizes, a short film, drinks and organic Canapes. Contact for inquiries and requests for formal invitations Mahi Klosterhalfen, Tel.: 030 86 39 16 59, more information see also good_egg_awards/English / compassion in World Farming Mahi Klosterhalfen Saeed Park 5 D-10715 Berlin Tel: + 49 (0) 30 86 39 16 59 fax: + 49 (0) 30 86 39 51 03

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