Keep Your Eggs Safe When the Power Goes Out
July 31, 2017

Summer thunderstorms can cause power outages, resulting in your refrigerator losing power and raising questions about the safety of the food inside.  When the power goes out, it is important to understand how to keep your food safe.   Planning can help minimize the potential loss of food and reduce the risk of foodborne illness. Once

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Egg Farmers Provide Safe Eggs, Top Hen Care
March 15, 2017

  U.S. egg farmers are committed to providing excellent care of their hens and ensuring the safety of the eggs they produce for you and your family. And this commitment to egg safety starts at the farm, with a number of programs in place to ensure egg safety. These programs include the U.S. Food and

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National Eggnog Month – Make It Safely!
December 23, 2016

‘Tis the season for eggnog! Fine foods and drinks add much to the traditions and festivity of the holidays. Eggs are a starring ingredient in many eggnog and many holiday desserts (check this delicious collection from Incredible Egg). When making eggnog, the Egg Safety Center and FDA recommends using a cooked egg base or pasteurized egg product

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Egg Farmers Constantly Evolve Methods to Keep Hens Disease Free
December 15, 2016

U.S. egg farmers have employed strict biosecurity measures for decades to keep their flocks healthy and protect hens from disease. Many egg farms have enhanced their biosecurity in recent years as more is learned about transmission of diseases that can harm birds. While no two egg farms are exactly alike, shown here are some examples

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U.S. Egg Farmers Apply Biosecurity Measures to Protect Hens, Provide Safe Eggs
December 6, 2016

U.S. egg farmers are committed to providing consumers the safest and highest-quality eggs, and it is a top priority for farms to implement biosecurity and health protocols to help protect their hens from disease. Egg farmers work closely with animal health experts and veterinarians to monitor their flocks and keep them as healthy as possible.

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Sizing Up Eggs
June 9, 2016

Does size matter when it comes to eggs? Ever wonder who determines whether an egg is small, medium, large, extra-large or jumbo? Egg size is measured as net weight per dozen eggs. It does not refer to dimensions of an egg. While some eggs may look slightly larger or smaller than others in the same

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Keep the meringue safe and delicious on Banana Cream Pie Day
March 1, 2016

Happy Banana Cream Pie Day! March 2 marks Banana Cream Pie Day, so find a great recipe, mix it up and enjoy that delicious pie. The Incredible Egg showcases recipes like this banana cream pie featuring filling with four beaten egg yolks, or this bananas foster cheese pie. Food Network has new takes on the

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Can I still use cracked eggs?
February 23, 2016

You followed all the tips when selecting your eggs at the store, picking clean, uncracked eggs from refrigerated cases. But you hit a bump in the road and one or more of your eggs cracked on the way home. What should you do? If eggs crack, break them into a clean container, cover it tightly,

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The USDA Grade on Egg Cartons: What Does It Mean?
January 21, 2016

You may have noticed the USDA  grade shield on egg cartons. Have you ever wondered what this logo means? 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

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Updated Q&A on Avian Influenza
May 21, 2015

Despite egg farmers rigorous biosecurity efforts avian influenza has been found on commercial egg farms in the U.S. Egg farmers continue to be vigilant in biosecurity measures to limit the spread of the disease.  It’s important to note avian influenza cannot be transmitted through safely handled and properly cooked eggs.  The strains of AI that

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