There’s a BIG difference between the eggs sourced from local, happy hens, and the eggs delivered to grocery stores from factory farms.
Most people have no idea where their food comes from, as a powerful clip from SAMSARA reveals. And, it might be argued, the majority of the populace prefers it this way. Consumers love to live in ignorance, being able to pull whatever products they desire from a freezer or shelf. Out of sight, out of mind is the perfect recipe for bliss, correct?
Unfortunately, this is anything but true. And, there’s a reason Paul McCartney once said, “If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be vegetarian.” Learning about where one’s food comes from puts many things into perspective, mainly, the abuse animals endure for humans to enjoy their meat and other offerings.
Eggs sourced from chickens are rarely thought to be the product of abuse, but a riveting video by Mercy for Animals exposes otherwise. Watch below and learn how eggs are produced by large-scale manufacturers. You might think twice about purchasing the cheap carton of eggs at the store next time…
If you choose to consume eggs, consider obtaining them from a local source where you know the hens are treated fairly and live happy lives outdoors. You vote with your dollar, and can help propel change by refusing to tolerate unethical business practices.
Finally, the following video by activist Eris Janus has been shared before, but is worth watching again: