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14 July 2015 - 15:50, by , in News, Organic Eggs, No comments
Factory farms are problematic for many reasons. First and foremost, laying hens raised on factory farms spend their entire lives in a battery cage that is no bigger than a sheet of copy paper. They cannot flap their wings or really even move at all. Often times their feet get stuck to the wire floor...
23 June 2015 - 13:45, by , in News, Organic Eggs, No comments
Are you looking for a great way to use your organic eggshells? There are many different ways you can recycle eggshells, but if you grow your own fruits, veggies, or herbs, then using organic eggshells as a fertilizer is an egg-ceptional way to reuse them. Eggshells contain nutrients such as calcium carbonate, which helps plants...
17 June 2015 - 10:12, by , in News, No comments
Do you know where your eggs come from? Do you know if the laying hens are raised humanely or given proper nutrition? This is an important question to consider when purchasing eggs. Currently, there is a bird flu outbreak—the largest in United States history. To date, 47 million birds in 20 states have been infected...
11 June 2015 - 9:47, by , in News, Organic Eggs, No comments
Organic eggs are great for your health! But, why organic eggs? Aren’t all eggs exactly the same? Well, the quick answer is simply “no.” There are several different choices on the market today, often leaving consumers feeling cracked up and in need of the nearest eggs-it. But don’t worry! We are here to help navigate...
21 May 2015 - 10:31, by , in News, No comments
Buying eggs is no yolk; the choices are seemingly limitless. Cage free, organic, vegetarian fed, brown, free range: how’s a consumer to choose? As more documentaries spew horror stories about the living conditions of America’s farm animals, perhaps consumers should consider purchasing their eggs from a cage free egg producer.
4 May 2015 - 15:53, by , in News, Organic Eggs, No comments
Egg white, egg yolk, egg shell… one of these things is not like the other. When we prepare and eat organic eggs, the shells are generally overlooked as they are not edible. According to Earth911.com, Americans alone will throw out 150,000 tons of eggshells every year. But just because we usually trash them does not...
16 April 2015 - 14:38, by , in News, No comments
It may sound like a joke, but when 200 hens go missing from a Northern California farm just before Easter, it is serious business. What’s even worse: the stolen hens were a specific variety of hen called Easter Eggers that lay multicolored eggs. These pastel-colored eggs are very popular around Easter, which results in over...
7 April 2015 - 11:25, by , in News, No comments
Bacon and eggs complement each other perfectly, right? Which is why the American Egg Board recently announced that actor Kevin Bacon is the new face of our favorite source of protein. Hopefully with his help, we can encourage more people to make eggs a regular part of their meals!
10 March 2015 - 9:36, by , in News, No comments
Some people insist that eggs are not all they are cracked up to be, but we disagree. Yes, eggs can be high in cholesterol. There can be up to 200 milligrams in one large egg, and when compared to most other foods, that number seems outrageous. But just because food has high cholesterol does not...
6 March 2015 - 11:18, by , in News, No comments
It is no yolk: fresh eggs contain the potential to carry foodborne illnesses. But before chickening out, do not fret. Eating eggs is still perfectly healthy! Just take extra caution with how they are handled. Even if the egg is clean, the very small possibility still exists that the egg contains a specific bacteria called...