Commitments by the University of California San Francisco Medical Center and John Muir Health to purchase all of their liquid eggs from a cage-free supplier has helped that supplier, Wilcox Farms, manage despite the greater costs associated with cage-free operation. "In 2006 our family made the decision to convert our hen houses from conventional to cage free and organic," says Wilcox Farms co-owner Andy Wilcox. "Although we knew it was the right thing to do, it has not ...

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