Egg Farmers Constantly Evolve Methods to Keep Hens Disease Free
December 15, 2016

U.S. egg farmers have employed strict biosecurity measures for decades to keep their flocks healthy and protect hens from disease. Many egg farms have enhanced their biosecurity in recent years as more is learned about transmission of diseases that can harm birds. While no two egg farms are exactly alike, shown here are some examples

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U.S. Egg Farmers Apply Biosecurity Measures to Protect Hens, Provide Safe Eggs
December 6, 2016

U.S. egg farmers are committed to providing consumers the safest and highest-quality eggs, and it is a top priority for farms to implement biosecurity and health protocols to help protect their hens from disease. Egg farmers work closely with animal health experts and veterinarians to monitor their flocks and keep them as healthy as possible.

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Happy World Egg Day! Keep your celebrations safe and delicious
October 14, 2016

World Egg Day is October 14, 2016 and is a great opportunity to raise awareness of the benefits of eggs, in countries all around the world! In 1966, the International Egg Commission established the second Friday in October as World  Egg Day. Eggs are part of a wide variety of foods, and you can find 

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Let’s Get This Tailgate Party Started with Eggs
September 14, 2016

Football tailgating is often a breakfast or brunch affair with today’s early college kickoff times. With a little planning, you can score big with eggs this season. Finger foods are ideal for pregame get-togethers. Mini-quiche bites and a variety of deviled egg recipes found here might be just the thing to get your party started.

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Understanding Dates on Egg Cartons
July 14, 2016

Many eggs reach stores only a few days after being laid. Determining the freshness of eggs can be confusing at times, as some egg cartons feature two dates. The Julian date is the “pack date,” when the eggs were washed, graded and place in the carton. This three-digit code represents the consecutive day of the

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Sizing Up Eggs
June 9, 2016

Does size matter when it comes to eggs? Ever wonder who determines whether an egg is small, medium, large, extra-large or jumbo? Egg size is measured as net weight per dozen eggs. It does not refer to dimensions of an egg. While some eggs may look slightly larger or smaller than others in the same

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Cooking eggs to the right temperature
May 25, 2016

Proper cooking is the last step in ensuring the safety of the eggs your family eats. Adequate cooking brings eggs to a temperature high enough to destroy bacteria that might be present in the egg yolk or egg white. The table below provides a guide on the proper temperature to cook eggs:   Part of

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Eggs – Inside and Out
April 11, 2016

Producing safe, quality eggs is a complex process and responsibility that egg farmers take very seriously. Egg farms follow strict guidelines to produce safe, healthy eggs and provide care for their hens. On U.S. farms, eggs are typically shipped from the farm within one week of being laid. Egg farmers follow rigorous biosecurity and cleaning

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Keep Easter eggs safe when decorating, hunting and eating this holiday
March 15, 2016

Eggs were first decorated for Easter around the 13th century and today, Americans are expected to purchase about 180 million eggs to dye for Easter. It’s important to safely handle eggs during decorating, hiding and hunting – especially if you plan to eat the eggs later. If you are dyeing eggs for your Easter basket,

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Keep the meringue safe and delicious on Banana Cream Pie Day
March 1, 2016

Happy Banana Cream Pie Day! March 2 marks Banana Cream Pie Day, so find a great recipe, mix it up and enjoy that delicious pie. The Incredible Egg showcases recipes like this banana cream pie featuring filling with four beaten egg yolks, or this bananas foster cheese pie. Food Network has new takes on the

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