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Broilers & Layers / Egg Production
on January 31, 2018

Refrigerated eggs versus shelves: Is one method safer?

Egg refrigeration, or lack thereof, can cause great surprise to consumers used to one approach or the other, so why do we have two different approaches to selling eggs?

If you have traveled overseas and visited with an interested eye the local grocery stores and food markets, have you ever wondered why some countries, mainly the U.S. and Canada, sell eggs under refrigeration, while most other countries sell them on regular shelves? 

A key principle from the Codex

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