Use Egg Product Safety to Cut Your Risk for Foodborne Illness
November 28, 2011

Food safety can present a challenge during the holiday season as it’s probably not the first thing you think about when making holiday goodies. In order to protect you and your guests from food-borne illnesses, it is important to follow certain safety measures when cooking with eggs, including preventing cross contamination and consuming raw or

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Breaking Down the Egg Safety Rule: Diversion of eggs from the table egg market
November 15, 2011

The main goal of the FDA Egg Safety Rule is to reduce the number of human Salmonella Enteritidis infections from eggs. The required preventative measures discussed in the last few blogs do just that—reduce and/or prevent the transmission of SE onto the farm and therefore significantly lowering the risk foodborne illness from contaminated eggs. The

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Breaking Down the Egg Safety Rule: Cleaning, Disinfection and Refrigeration
November 8, 2011

When developing the final rule to prevent contamination of shell eggs with Salmonella Enteritidis, FDA recognized that cleaning and disinfection of poultry houses as well as refrigeration of eggs were two ways to control growth of SE, if it is present, in the farm environment and the egg itself. While poultry houses are kept quite

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