Get an Egg Safety Re-FRESH-er this National Food Safety Education Month

There’s no better time to brush up on proper egg safety than during Food Safety Education Month, which is recognized each September. According to foodsafety.gov, there are about 48 million cases of foodborne illness reported annually, which means that roughly 1 in 6 Americans experience food poisoning each year. Keep these egg-dos and egg-don’ts in

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Fresh eggs belong in the refrigerator

Eggs are not only a versatile and nutritious form of protein, they also remain fresh four to five weeks beyond the packing date. See “eggs-pert” storage tips below: Refrigeration is key. Eggs belong in the refrigerator at 45 degrees F or below until ready for use. Put your eggs in the refrigerator as soon as

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Only the Best for Mom

Families across the U.S. are preparing to honor mothers, grandmothers, and special women on Mother’s Day.  Whether you are planning breakfast in bed, a sumptuous brunch,  outdoor lunch, or sensational dessert, eggs are sure to be on the menu. Here are some recommendations to keep Mother’s Day safe and special: As you plan Mom’s favorite

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Fresh eggs belong in the refrigerator

Eggs are not only a versatile and nutritious form of protein, they also remain fresh four to five weeks beyond the packing date. See “eggs-pert” storage tips below: Refrigeration is key. Store your eggs in the refrigerator at 45 degrees F or below. Put your eggs in the refrigerator as soon as you get home

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Fact Sheet – Types of Eggs

The egg is a versatile food with many options available for today’s consumers. Shell eggs are the raw eggs that are available in retail stores. Grade of eggs,  AA, A, or B, is determined by the interior quality of the egg and appearance/condition of the shell. Eggs can be brown or white eggs. Egg sizes are

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Meet UEP’s Food Safety Expert, Oscar Garrison

Egg safety is a top priority for egg farmers from the farm to your plate. To ensure safety practices, United Egg Producers sponsors the Egg Safety Center, the leading resource for egg safety on the farm, in the store and your kitchen.  Who is the source of all this eggcellent information? Oscar Garrison is a

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