Holiday Leftovers 101
October 25, 2018

Leftovers are the best part of traditional holiday meals!   However, if not properly stored and reheated, all those little tubs filled with food just begging for a spoon to be dipped into them could pose a risk. To avoid contracting a foodborne illness, remember the two-hour rule.  Any food that has been left out for

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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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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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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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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Meringue Kisses
February 9, 2018

Bake Peppermint Meringue Kisses for a romantic evening or a simple treat for the family! The Incredible Egg explains how to prepare 60 meringue kisses with 4 ingredients and 3 steps! Before you start, it is important to note that this recipe is best with fresh eggs. This makes it easier to separate the yolk

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Score Big With Super Snacks for this Weekends Game
January 31, 2018

Whether you are a football fan or just enjoy the half-time show, I think everyone can agree that the best part is the food! Before we get started, it is important to remember these egg safety tips.  When buying eggs, open the carton and make sure none of the eggs have cracks in them. Cracked

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National Eggnog Month – Make It Safely!
December 12, 2017

  Did you know eggnog dates back to the 13th century?  Today variations of this thick, spiced egg and milk drink are enjoyed in countries around the world. December is National Eggnog Month, and this is a favorite drink for many families during the holidays.  Eggs are the starring ingredient, and the FDA  recommends using

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The Incredible Edible Tailgate
September 6, 2017

When most people think of tailgating, they think of meat smoking on the grill or a pot of chili simmering, but with sporting events stretching earlier into the morning, fans are expanding their menus to breakfast options. College football games kick off as early 11 a.m. in some areas of the country, so fans wanting

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The Heat is On So Keep ‘Em Cool
June 21, 2017

No matter where you live, it’s probably pretty safe to say the so-called “dog days of summer” are here. This time of year brings a lot of questions to the Egg Safety Center regarding egg refrigeration and freshness since summer brings a lot of great things like picnics and camping. However, these outings can easily

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Happy National Egg Month!
May 9, 2017

May is here and it’s National Egg Month! Eggs are an excellent source of protein to help you stay full and energized throughout the day. Not only are eggs nutritious and affordable, they are also very easy to prepare in many different ways. Eggs can be boiled, fried or scrambled and used in a variety

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