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Why You Don't Want to Buy Organic Eggs at the Grocery Store

Why You Don't Want to Buy Organic Eggs at the Grocery Store

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  • Eggs are one of the most beneficial foods you can eat. In the U. S., roughly 280 million birds give us about 75 billion eggs per year, which is about 10 percent of the world supply
  • Eggs from truly organic, free-range chickens are far less likely to contain dangerous bacteria such as salmonella, and their nutrient content is also much higher than commercially raised eggs
  • Beware because even organic eggs may be chlorinated or rinsed in lye
  • Eggs that are fresh and have an intact cuticle do not need to be refrigerated, as long as you are going to consume them within a relatively short period of tim
  • Buy your eggs locally or in farmers markets, where you can meet the people who produce your food

Eggs are one of the most beneficial foods you can eat, and it's a shame they've been vilified for so long in the United States. In the U.S., roughly 280 million birds give us about 75 billion eggs per year, which is about 10 percent of the world supply.

But not all eggs are created equal.


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