June 15th, 2010
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Definition: A free-range animal is one that has not been raised in a confined cage. In the U.S., poultry that is free-range has access to the outdoors, and may have been raised on a diet that substantially changed the flavor of its meat or eggs. Beef, pigs and other animals in the U.S. are not covered by the federal government's definition of free-range

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