Six things to know about the inside of an egg

Variation in the color and appearance of the inside of an egg can be due to many factors: A red spot near the yolk indicates a blood or meat spot. This is caused by the rupture of a small blood vessel around the yolk at the time of ovulation, or the presence of tissue during

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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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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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