Safe Summer Travels
July 1, 2019

Summer is the time to hop in the car for road trips and family visits.  Packing nutritious snacks, like protein-packed hard boiled eggs, will make the trip easier. Taking perishable foods on summer trips requires extra care to ensure the snacks stay cold.  To fully enjoy your summer travels, follow these food safety tips. 1)

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Keeping eggs safe from store to plate
June 10, 2019

From the farm to the grocery store, careful handling of eggs ensures their quality and safety. Once in your grocery bag, it is important to follow these tips to keep eggs stay safe for your family to eat and enjoy. Once home, refrigerate eggs immediately. Store eggs in the coldest part of the refrigerator, not

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Tips for Safe Handling, Dyeing and Eating Easter Eggs
March 30, 2019

Whether your Easter plans include bunnies hopping down the trail, baskets, bonnets or candy, chances are eggs may have a role. Coloring, hiding and eventually eating Easter eggs has been a long-held tradition for many families. For the happiest of Easter memories, follow these safety tips as the Easter season approaches. First, wash your hands

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New Year, New You!
January 11, 2019

Have you resolved to eat healthier and exercise in 2019?  Eggs, packed with 6 grams of protein and 13 essential vitamins and minerals can help you meet your goal! Eggs help refuel muscles and are the optimal food for post-workout recovery.   They are also an excellent sources of choline, which promotes normal cell activity, liver

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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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Eggs for School Lunch? Remember the Safety Rules.
September 4, 2018

Considering a school lunch containing eggs or something prepared with eggs? The important thing to remember is to keep it cold. An egg salad sandwich, for example, should be refrigerated at all times, so always pack a lunch in a cooler or insulated lunch pail with a freezer pack or sealed bag of ice. You

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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 accidentally left a carton of eggs out on the counter overnight.  Are these eggs safe to eat?” The short answer is, “No.” After eggs are refrigerated on the farm, it’s

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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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Festive Brunch, Tomorrow’s Lunch?
March 29, 2018

Weekend brunch is a tradition in many families.  Leftovers can be the best part of a special meal. However, if not properly stored and reheated, all those wonderful dishes could pose a risk. To cut down on contracting a food-borne illness, keep the following tips in mind. Any food that has been left out for

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