BU announces commitment to cage-free eggs

Starting in Sept. all eggs must come from humane sources.

Feb. 15—Dining services at Boston University, which is managed by Aramark, has announced that beginning in September 2012 the department will only serve cage-free eggs in its dining facilities.

The decision was made in conjunction with the BU Vegetarian Society and the BU Student Union, according to a university press release. The department currently offers cage-free eggs in each residential dining hall where shell eggs are served. Starting in September all eggs served—liquid and shell—and those used in all recipes will be from cage-free sources.