Tim Hortons, Burger King commits to use of cage-free eggs only

first_imgThe Canadian coffee giant joins the ranks of McDonald’s, Subway, Nestlé, and Starbucks — other companies that have committed to sourcing cage-free eggs only in Canada. TORONTO, O.N. — According to the parent company of Tim Hortons and Burger King, both fast-food chains will switch over to 100 per cent cage-free eggs by the year 2025.Restaurant Brands International says they have committed to eliminating cage confinement of hens from it’s egg suppliers, including at more than 3,600 Canadian and almost 900 U.S. Tim Hortons locations.“RBI is committed to transitioning to 100 per cent cage-free eggs globally — and will accomplish that goal for our U.S., Canadian, and Mexican Tim Hortons and Burger King locations by 2025,” announced the company.- Advertisement -“We also continue engaging with our partners at The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International to better understand this issue and others like it.”Sayara Thurston, campaign manager with Humane Society, applauded the decision — saying the announcement is ‘tremendous news for millions of animals.’“Timmie’s joining the cage-free movement is a clear signal that the future of Canadian egg production must be cage-free,” Thurston added.Advertisementlast_img read more