Have McDonald's got all their eggs in one basket?

Farmers Weekly reports that the egg supplier that provided all of the eggs used by McDonald's in the west of the USA has been dropped after an undercover camera exposed animal cruelty and unsanitary conditions on their farms.

Footage broadcast on ABC News America filmed last summer by animal rights group Mercy for Animals, shows poultry workers at Sparboe Farms bying birds to strings and throwing them around the factory, dragging them along the ground and tossing them in the air.

The footage also showed dead birds being removed from cages - the carasses appeared to have been in cages with living birds for many months.  Dead and living rats and mice were also seen on the ground, as well as eggs covered in faeces.

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