Egg Buyer's Guide

Shopping tips and information for buying fresh eggs

What do all those claims that are crowded onto egg cartons these days—really mean? And how do you know how to buy good eggs? Here’s help:

"Certified Humane"

This label is regulated by Humane Farm Animal Care, a nonprofit organization that verifies that hens' living conditions meet welfare standards approved by groups including the Humane Society of the United States. Hens are kept in pens that allow them to engage in natural behaviors.

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