Solving the puzzle of egg labels
December 16, 2015

Consumers have several choices of eggs in today’s egg case – including eggs of different sizes and from a variety of farm environments. While choice is a good thing, some find that there’s so much information on egg cartons, it can be confusing. First, the Julian date (the date the eggs were packed) is usually

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What to look for when buying eggs
November 12, 2015

What to look for when buying eggs Egg farmers take great care and follow food safety programs and regulations on the farm. Once the eggs are safely transported to the store, it’s up to you to keep your eggs safe. To make sure you buy safe, quality eggs, keep these tips in mind: Always purchase

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Egg safety starts on the farm: regulations & safeguards
November 4, 2015

Egg farmers, government inspectors and everyone involved in egg production want to keep the U.S. egg supply to be as safe as possible, since their friends and family eat the eggs they produce.  Egg farmers have a long history of promoting food safety with oversight from multiple government agencies. Shell eggs produced in the U.S.

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Kick off your tailgate with eggs
September 16, 2015

Today many sporting events start earlier in the day, so fans start tailgating earlier, too. With college football games as early as 11 a.m. in some parts of the country, step up your tailgating game with eggs at breakfast tailgates. The Incredible Edible Egg has recipes for breakfast-based tailgates, plus these Big Game Deviled Eggs

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Fireworks, BBQs and Eggs
June 25, 2015

Many Americans will celebrate Independence Day with barbecues, camping trips and picnics. Eggs make a natural fit for 4th of July fun – whether deviled eggs for a picnic or scrambled eggs for breakfast while camping or at the lake. Just like it’s important to handle fireworks with care and proper safety measures, eggs should

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Egg Safety
June 14, 2015

On the Farm  Providing safe, quality food for consumers is a top priority for egg producers across the United States. Egg producers start by implementing both mandatory and voluntary on-farm egg safety programs like the ones below. FDA Egg Safety Rule State Egg Quality Assurance Programs UEP “5-Star” Egg Safety Program Hazard Analysis and Critical

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Double yolks: What do they mean and are they safe?
June 3, 2015

Usually an egg includes one yolk and the egg white, but sometimes the egg will include a double yolk. If you crack open an egg and see a double yolk, is it safe to eat?

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Updated Q&A on Avian Influenza
May 21, 2015

Despite egg farmers rigorous biosecurity efforts avian influenza has been found on commercial egg farms in the U.S. Egg farmers continue to be vigilant in biosecurity measures to limit the spread of the disease.  It’s important to note avian influenza cannot be transmitted through safely handled and properly cooked eggs.  The strains of AI that

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Celebrate Quiche Loraine Day during the #31DaysofEggs
May 19, 2015

Celebrate Quiche Loraine Day during the #31DaysofEggs May 20 is National Quiche Lorraine Day, which falls during the #31DaysofEggs of May. The Incredible Edible Egg shares tips and recipes all month long, at their website, or follow along on Twitter with the hashtag #31DaysofEggs. To celebrate Quiche Lorraine Day safely, make sure you start with

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Celebrate 31 days of eggs in May
May 5, 2015

Celebrate 31 days of eggs in May May is egg month and The Incredible Edible Egg, along with the rest of the food and nutrition industry, are celebrating with 31 days of eggs. Some tips on ways to make the most of your month of eggs include this Omelet Rancheros to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.

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