Free-Range Information

By Jessica and Joshua Applestone

Published on October 28, 2009

Ever wonder what "free-range" or "natural" really means on an egg carton? Well, the Animal Welfare Approved folks are here to tell you. Check out their website for clear and concise descriptions of what you are getting when you buy organic pork or cage-free eggs. In addition, you can find out whether your favorite farmer is Animal Welfare Approved, a fairly new designation that is given by the organization to farmers who meet the group's exacting standards for humane and conscientious treatment of animals.

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