In general, most survey respondents agreed that food outlets have an obligation to improve the presence of cage-free eggs in restaurants and grocery stores on a variety of specific measures.
- Transparency is a key priority for people: 87% agree that stores and restaurants should be transparent about the types of eggs they use in their supply chains.
- Among other suggested measures, 79% say that grocery stores and restaurants should commit to banning cage sourced eggs altogether; and
- 82% say that these outlets should provide regular progress reports on meeting their cage-free commitments.
On the basis that retailers and restaurants are committed to sourcing 100% cage-free eggs and willing to provide full transparency about their progress, a vast majority of respondents – 81% say they would be more likely to purchase from these outlets.