Countdown claims it’s the only supermarket to go entirely cage free in own-brand eggs

Countdown claims it's the only supermarket to go entirely cage free in own-brand eggs Countdown says it’s the only supermarket chain that will go entirely cage free in its own egg brands by 2022. Animal rights charity Safe accused Countdown’s parent company Woolworths of refusing to phase out cage eggs in its Countdown supermarkets.

Watch: ‘Another day in hell for caged hens’ – SAFE video demands Countdown stop selling cage eggs

SAFE is calling for the sale of all cage eggs to be stopped at Countdown supermarkets, in a video the animal rights group has posted on social media. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. 0:00.


Linda Hall: Free-range’s free reign

There must be thousands of consumers out there feeling like they have been left with egg on their face – including me. When the story broke early last week about caged eggs being sold as free-range I crossed my fingers and hoped it wasn’t the brand I

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Call for Countdown to ban cage eggs

Animal rights organisation Safe is calling on Countdown to ban all cage eggs from its supermarkets. The group has teamed up with actress Aidee Walker who was on Outrageous Fortune, among other programmes, in its latest television advert. Safe said …

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Australian retail giant treating Kiwis unfairly

SAFE is accusing Australian corporation Woolworths Group of double standards for refusing to phase out all cage eggs at their New Zealand Countdown stores, whilst already having committed to phasing out cage eggs in their Australian supermarkets. (press release)

SAFE calls for Countdown to go cage free

Animal rights organisation SAFE says New Zealanders are being treated disrespectfully by Woolworths – which is refusing to phase out all cage eggs at Countdown stores. A recent Serious Fraud Office investigation into one of Countdown’s alleged free

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