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

Read More
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

Read More
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

Read More
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

Read More
What color variation are normal on the inside of an egg
February 26, 2018

Variations of the colors on the inside of an egg can be due to many factors.  Use the guide below to determine which eggs to keep and which eggs to discard. Eggs with these color variations are safe to eat: Cloudy egg white –  indicates the egg is extremely fresh. Dark yellow yolk –  indicator of

Read More
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

Read More
Score Big With Super Snacks
January 31, 2018

On Sunday, February 4, the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots will play in the 2018 Super Bowl. 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

Read More
Floating eggs: a bad egg, or just buoyant?
October 25, 2017

You may have noticed some eggs float in fresh water, while others don’t and have wondered what this means for egg quality.  While it’s been said that means the eggs have gone bad and should be thrown out, a floating egg does not necessarily equal a bad egg. Eggs have an air cell that becomes

Read More
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

Read More
Why do we refrigerate eggs and other countries don’t?
August 11, 2017

When Americans travel abroad and visit a market or grocery store, some may encounter eggs for sales nowhere near a refrigerator.   The Egg Safety Center has many readers who often ask a similar question: why is it safe to eat room temperature eggs in some parts of the world, but not in the USA?  The

Read More