By most measures David Kesten's hens are living the good life.
"They can act like chickens, they can run around," says Kesten, who's raising hens in an old wooden shed in the open countryside near Concordia, Mo. "They can go out and catch bugs, they can dig in the ground."
But most U.S. hens live crammed into very close quarters, according to Joe Maxwell, with the Humane Society of the U.S. And he says that's just wrong.
Subway was quick to say it would phase out azodicarbonamide from its bread after a popular food blogger raised health concerns. Nature's Own soon noted that it had already removed the compound with the funny name from its bread products. But what's the evidence behind the claims?