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Dunkin’ Donuts to increase use of cage-free eggs

Chain also plans to phase out use of gestation crates for pork

Dunkin’ Donuts plans to further the work it has started toward eliminating the use of cages for its egg and pork supplies, the company said Monday.

By the end of the year, 10 percent of the eggs used in Dunkin’ Donuts breakfast sandwiches would be cage-free, an increase from the 5-percent commitment the company made in 2012. In addition, Dunkin’ said it would map its international supply chain to “understand the feasibility” of transitioning to 100-percent cage-free eggs.

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