Safety tips for no-bake recipes
April 25, 2013

With spring well underway and the summer months approaching, many of us can hardly wait to try those easy, no-bake recipes that are floating around the food blogs and recipe websites. Many no-bake recipes call for eggs, and we are often asked if these recipes are safe.

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Spring is here: Egg safety tips to keep in mind during the Easter holiday
March 29, 2013

The Easter Bunny is headed back to help bring in the wonderful spring season! While beautiful sunshine, blooming flowers and Easter egg hunts are on the way, it’s important to remember food handling safety tips during this season. Keep these tips in mind while dyeing, hiding, hunting and eating Easter eggs or any other types

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National Eggnog Month: Making It Safely
December 12, 2012

There is nothing better than sitting around a bonfire drinking eggnog and talking holiday memories with your family (especially if a little bourbon is involved). In the past I used to buy eggnog from the grocery store—it was quick, easy, and only cost me a few dollars. It was not until I tried making my

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DESSERTS! How to keep your family safe while making holiday goodies
November 20, 2012

The holidays are a time for one of my favorite things—rich, fattening DESSERTS! One dessert I had the opportunity to make this past weekend is the Black Bottom Pumpkin Pie found in the November edition of Southern Living magazine. It turned out to be the hit of the Thanksgiving party that I attended this past

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Egg Safety Tips: Boiling and Dyeing fun all year round
September 19, 2012

In honor of National Food Safety Month, the Egg Safety Center is featuring popular food bloggers that give advice on how they safely handle and use eggs in their own kitchens and recipes. The Egg Safety Center is very excited to introduce our second blogger, Tonia Sanders from the Chatty Momma. Tonia Sanders is the

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Food Safety with Muy Bueno
September 5, 2012

Food Safety When Cooking Your Favorite Recipes Every once in awhile we include cooking tips for a specific recipe, the how-to if you will, but today we want to share with you the importance of cooking wisely when using eggs. Why, you ask? Well, because, if you’re like us, we use a ton of eggs,

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Celebrating National Food Safety Month
August 31, 2012

The purpose of the Egg Safety Center’s blog is to educate consumers on ways to further reduce the incidence of food-borne illnesses related to egg products, as well as serve as a food safety resource for retailers and food service companies in the U.S. In honor of National Food Safety Month in September, I am

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Independence Day Should be “Free” of Food-Borne Illness
June 29, 2012

Nothing says “Happy 4th of July” like an outdoor barbeque or picnic with friends and family.   With summer holiday celebrations comes warm temperatures which encourage the growth of bacteria on food. This week the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is encouraging Americans to follow four easy food handling practices to

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New Year’s Resolutions Need Proper Handling
January 31, 2012

On January 1st of every year, people across the nation make New Year’s resolutions to start eating better and exercising more. Eggs are all?natural, low calorie, and full of vitamins and minerals. The nutrients in eggs can play a role in weight management and muscle strength, which makes it a great food to eat for

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Use Egg Product Safety to Cut Your Risk for Foodborne Illness
November 28, 2011

Food safety can present a challenge during the holiday season as it’s probably not the first thing you think about when making holiday goodies. In order to protect you and your guests from food-borne illnesses, it is important to follow certain safety measures when cooking with eggs, including preventing cross contamination and consuming raw or

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