New Washington Cage-Free Egg Law

Why are eggs more expensive?  You may have noticed an increase in egg prices over the past few months.  This is due to a law that was passed in 2019 and became effective in 2024.  Egg suppliers in the state were required to provide additional space for their hens along with access to areas for nesting, scratching and perching.  This law caused many egg companies to make major financial investments to comply with this law.

Below is a link to a recent news article.

New Washington cage-free egg law takes toll on bakeries (