‘Tis the Season to be Baking
November 28, 2018

It’s that time of year.  Deck the halls, don gay apparel, light the yule log and bake your favorite cookies, breads, and desserts to share with family and friends! Keep “Tis the Season to be Jolly” in this busy time.  Check out these ten tips to make wonderful treats and have time to enjoy the

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Turkey, Stuffing and Eggs- A Thanksgiving Feast
November 8, 2018

When most people think about Thanksgiving dinner, the first things that come to mind are turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie. Eggs are a key ingredient in several favorite Thanksgiving recipes – casseroles, breads, pies and more.  Egg safety is important all times of the year, but especially during the holidays when you are

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Holiday Leftovers 101
October 25, 2018

Leftovers are the best part of traditional holiday meals!   However, if not properly stored and reheated, all those little tubs filled with food just begging for a spoon to be dipped into them could pose a risk. To avoid contracting a foodborne illness, remember the two-hour rule.  Any food that has been left out for

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Is it Safe to Reuse Egg Cartons?
October 4, 2018

With their secure lid and uniform compartments, it seems a shame to toss out a used egg carton. While they are perfect for storing and protecting eggs, so many ways to reuse them also come to mind. Just browse around Pinterest, where there are dozens of boards dedicated to egg carton crafts! While it sounds

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Celebrate World Egg Day – Excellent Protein for Every Stage of Life
October 1, 2018

World Egg Day is October 12 and this year’s focus is on the crucial role that eggs play throughout our lives as an excellent source of the highest quality protein, vitamins, and minerals. Before Birth Proteins are the building blocks of life and it’s never too soon to benefit from the positive power of eggs. Full

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Eggs for School Lunch? Remember the Safety Rules.
September 4, 2018

Considering a school lunch containing eggs or something prepared with eggs? The important thing to remember is to keep it cold. An egg salad sandwich, for example, should be refrigerated at all times, so always pack a lunch in a cooler or insulated lunch pail with a freezer pack or sealed bag of ice. You

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Five Frequently Asked Egg Safety Questions
July 12, 2018

Egg Safety Center is your resource for the safe cooking, handling and storage of eggs.  Below are the five top questions from consumers.   “I accidentally left a carton of eggs out on the counter overnight.  Are these eggs safe to eat?” The short answer is, “No.” After eggs are refrigerated on the farm, it’s

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Keep this Unwanted “Guest” Away from Your Summer Picnic
June 19, 2018

Enjoying the great outdoors with friends and family is one of the highlights of summer!  But there’s one guest you do not want at your picnic: bacteria.  Harmful bacteria can grow when food safety isn’t made a priority.  Keep food safe and still have a great time at the picnic. Keep it Clean Before preparing

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Safe in the Summer Sunshine!
May 25, 2018

Summer months welcome long days of sunshine and casual gatherings with food, family and friends.  Picnics, backyard BBQs, cooking out by the pool – all of these kick off the summer season and delicious food completes the celebrations.  The Egg Safety Center has a few simple guidelines to make sure everyone has a sweet and

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Vitamins, minerals, protein and antioxidants, all wrapped in a shell
May 21, 2018

If you’re looking for healthy foods, full of vitamins, minerals, protein and antioxidants, you can’t do much better than eggs.  In addition to high-quality protein, eggs are full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that provide a number of health benefits, including: Weight management: The high-quality protein in eggs helps you to feel full longer and stay

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