Retailers Cut Ties With Egg Farm

LITCHFIELD, Minn. — Several retailers have ended their relationships with the egg supplier Sparboe Farms here after the animal rights group Mercy For Animals released an undercover video this month showing poor treatment of chickens at Sparboe facilities in Iowa, Minnesota and Colorado.

McDonald's will no longer be accepting Sparboe eggs through the direct supplier Cargill, according to a statement by McDonald's Vice President of Sustainability Bob Langert.<

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