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Walmart joins the list of food suppliers that is switching to cage-free egg production.

The company announced it's Walmart U.S. and Sam's Club U.S. stores will transition to 100 percent cage free eggs by 2025.

The decision supports a global initiative called Five Freedoms of animal welfare.

The announcement says all of Walmart's egg suppliers will have to be certified and compliant with the United Egg Producers Animal Husbandry Guidelines.

Kathleen McLaughlin, the chief sustainability officer at Walmart, says the transition represents away to improve transparency for how food is grown, raised, and sold.

Other notable companies switching to cage free eggs are McDonalds and Taco Bell.