Safe Summer Travels
July 1, 2019

Summer is the time to hop in the car for road trips and family visits.  Packing nutritious snacks, like protein-packed hard boiled eggs, will make the trip easier. Taking perishable foods on summer trips requires extra care to ensure the snacks stay cold.  To fully enjoy your summer travels, follow these food safety tips. 1)

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Keeping eggs safe from store to plate
June 10, 2019

From the farm to the grocery store, careful handling of eggs ensures their quality and safety. Once in your grocery bag, it is important to follow these tips to keep eggs stay safe for your family to eat and enjoy. Once home, refrigerate eggs immediately. Store eggs in the coldest part of the refrigerator, not

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Tips for Safe Handling, Dyeing and Eating Easter Eggs
March 30, 2019

Whether your Easter plans include bunnies hopping down the trail, baskets, bonnets or candy, chances are eggs may have a role. Coloring, hiding and eventually eating Easter eggs has been a long-held tradition for many families. For the happiest of Easter memories, follow these safety tips as the Easter season approaches. First, wash your hands

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The USDA Grade on Egg Cartons: What Does It Mean?
January 21, 2019

Grading of eggs is just one of the many steps that egg farmers take to ensure the safety and quality of eggs. The  USDA grade shield shows the eggs were graded for quality and checked for weight under the supervision of a USDA grader. Here is more information about each grade: USDA Grade AA Egg

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