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on October 11, 2018

How egg sanitation, grading advances improve safety

Advances in egg washing and grading equipment have been designed to enhance the safety and quality of eggs by employing new technologies and being easy to clean and sanitize.

Egg producers in the U.S. have two important tools that help ensure the quality and food safety of shell eggs — U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations require washing and sanitation of shell eggs to reduce the bacterial load found on the egg shell, as well as refrigeration. In addition…

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