Animal-rights groups claim victory in BK's sourcing switch

MIAMI Burger King has agreed to start using pork from animals raised outside of crates and eggs from uncaged hens, according to two animal-welfare groups that had been pressuring the chain. An official of franchisor Burger King Holdings Inc. told The New York Times that the new contracts are still being negotiated, but the report indicated that the chain does not plan to raise its prices as a result of the policy change.

Initially, the advocacy groups said, 10

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