Safe Eggs for a Safe Easter

For the happiest memories, keep these safety tips in mind for buying, handling, and eating eggs, as the Easter season approaches. Let’s start with safe egg purchase considerations: Always purchase eggs from a refrigerated case Examine the carton for clean, uncracked shells Check the expiration date or sell by date Look for the USDA grade shield

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All about egg sizes, types, grades and more

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 the appearance/condition of the shell. Eggs can be brown or white eggs. Egg sizes

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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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Keeping Hens Safe, Warm and Healthy in Harsh Weather

Amid blizzards, thunderstorms and other extreme weather, how do farmers keep their animals safe, warm and healthy? Safety authorities advise staying us to stay out of harsh weather by staying indoors as much as possible. That’s good advice for animals and is one of the many reasons that egg-laying hens are kept indoors. Years ago,

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