Eggs can be a part of a healthy diet. However, they are perishable just like raw meat, poultry, and fish. To be safe, they must be properly refrigerated and cooked.
- Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Salmonella from Eggs
A bacterium, Salmonella Enteritidis, can be on both the outside and inside of eggs that appear to be normal, and if the eggs are eaten raw or undercooked, the bacterium can cause illness.Attention: Non-MDH link
- Coloring Eggs
MDH food safety fact sheet on handling eggs safely before, during, and after the hunt.
- Egg Product Preparation
USDA fact sheets on egg and egg product safety. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Consumer Advice on Handling Eggs
Food safety information on handling and preparing eggs safely from foodsafety.gov. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Eggnog, Making it Safe
This will help you update eggnog recipes to avoid the risk of foodborne illness. University of Minnesota Extention Services. Attention: Non-MDH link
- Playing it Safe With Eggs: What Consumers Need to Know
The US FDA fact sheet about eggs. Attention: Non-MDH link