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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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 cracked an egg and found a red spot in the yolk!  Is this safe to eat?” Sometimes, “blood” or “meat” spots are occasionally found in the egg yolk.  These are merely

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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.  The protein in eggs is the highest-quality protein found in any food, according to the American Egg Board. But it’s not just protein, eggs are full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that provide a number of

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A Perfect Start for Mother’s Day
May 10, 2018

Mother’s Day can start off perfectly with breakfast in bed!  Many Moms look forward to having this delicious treat surrounded by their family.   Dad and kids, if you’re cooking, here are some practical egg safety tips to keep Mom’s meal special. First, always, wash hands in warm soapy water before preparing any food. Start with

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What is Better than Homemade Ice Cream?
May 10, 2018

What is better than homemade ice cream made with eggs, sugar, and love?  Making this luscious treat is a family tradition for many.  Now that warm weather is here it’s the perfect time to make ice cream! Eggs are an important ingredient for delicious ice cream.  But, it’s critical to follow these tips so everyone can

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Looking for Quick and Easy Meals? Try Egg Products
May 3, 2018

Egg products offer a great option for meals and snacks when it’s not always convenient to fix shell eggs.  These products include whole eggs, egg whites and egg yolks in frozen, refrigerated liquid and dried forms. Liquid and dried egg whites go through a pasteurization step, killing any microorganisms that may be present in the

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Defenders of Egg Safety
April 15, 2018

Nothing is more important to egg farmers and the egg industry than the safety of the eggs you feed your family. A number of regulations and safeguards are in place to ensure the safety of the U.S. egg supply. The majority of today’s egg farms are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and

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Festive Brunch, Tomorrow’s Lunch?
March 29, 2018

Weekend brunch is a tradition in many families.  Leftovers can be the best part of a special meal. However, if not properly stored and reheated, all those wonderful dishes could pose a risk. To cut down on contracting a food-borne illness, keep the following tips in mind. Any food that has been left out for

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