DEERFIELD, N.J. — Walgreens has issued the following statement in its progress toward its commitment to selling 100% cage–free eggs and egg products:
“In 2016, Walgreens committed to providing 100% cage-free shell and liquid eggs in stores nationwide by 2025. Through a dedicated commitment to advancing conversations with suppliers, we’re happy to announce that we’re accelerating our commitment to provide 100 percent cage-free shell and liquid eggs in stores nationwide by the end of this year, based on available supply.
We recognize that customers’ preferences are changing with improved customer access to sustainable and ethically sourced products in local communities. Currently, Walgreens offers cage-free egg options at more than 900 stores.”