If you think, YOU hate asterisks, you should speak to a hen.
Human beings know to look for asterisks and read all the fine print, because crooked individuals will rip us off if we don’t. It’s much more dire for hens and other farm fowl. An asterisk is the difference between a healthy, happy life…and a miserable one.
There are so many trend-words that are stuck on packaging for eggs and other chicken products. It’s easy to think you’re making a conscious purchase, but if you don’t understand what these words actually mean, you may be helping to fund unpleasant—even inhumane— living conditions for these animals.
Learn more about the following terms to understand what you’re buying and, more importantly, what you should (or shouldn’t) be buying.