U.S. consumers are increasingly uneasy about the living conditions of the chickens supplying eggs for our meals. In the last few years, a plethora of new labels have shown up in the egg case, several with no government-regulated definition: pastured, free range, cage-free, and others. “Cage-free” doesn’t mean the birds have outdoor access, and “free range” may only refer to access to screened-in porches. Cornucopia offers an egg scorecard to help determine which organic producers sell eggs with integrity. A new egg report and scorecard with improved scoring criteria will be released this month. Stay tuned!