The First Fast Food Chain in Line to Use Cage-Free Eggs Was the Least Expected

Taco Bell is ready to go cage-free by 2016, and McDonald’s lags behind with plans for 2025.

Taco Bell’s parent company, Yum! Brands, was the last major company to decide on the switch, but it may become the first to actually implement it: They announced in November that 6,000  Taco Bell locations in U.S. will be switching to eggs produced by cage-free chickens by the the end of 2016.

“This is the fastest timeline adopted by any major food company, and it comes as Taco Bell increases its breakfast program nationwide, raising the bar for other major corporations,” wrote Wayne