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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Vitamins, minerals, protein and antioxidants, all wrapped in a shell

If you’re looking for healthy foods, full of vitamins, minerals, protein and antioxidants, you can’t do much better than eggs.  In addition to high-quality protein, eggs are full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that provide a number of health benefits, including: Weight management: The high-quality protein in eggs helps you to feel full longer and stay

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Egg Farmers Care for the Environment

Egg farmers work hard to care for their hens and care for the environment.  Over the last 50 years, advancements in egg farming have led to healthier hens and a reduced environment footprint.   Hens are living longer due to improved nutrition, disease control, and housing while producing 27% more eggs than in 1960! Farmers continue

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Celebrate World Egg Day on October 13!

Small but powerful, eggs are an international sensation. On World Egg Day Oct. 13, events around the globe will celebrate the nutritious goodness of eggs – and the families who produce them. Eggs play a vital role in feeding people around the world, in both developed and developing countries. Providing excellent hen care is a

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Updated Q&A on Avian Influenza

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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Avian Influenza: America’s Egg Farmers Share the Facts

  By Chad Gregory, President and CEO, United Egg Producers U.S. egg farmers continue to be concerned about the threat of avian influenza (AI) to their flocks and to the egg industry, especially the newly confirmed findings of AI on commercial egg farms. The strains of AI that have been found in the US are

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