March 2004 - Woolworths commits to selling only free range eggs. They put a sign up in their stores :
"FREE AS A BIRD - We are the first retailer in South Africa to sell only free range eggs - we think our hens enjoy having space to behave like hens should."
Woolworths CEO, Simon Susman, says : "From now on, no Woolworths laying hen will ever have lived or spent any of her life in a cage." (March 2004)
December 2007 - Discovery that in spite of all this, Woolworths uses battery eggs in all their salads, omelettes, quiches, pancakes, baked and prepared foods ...
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