2 Aug 2012

Do eggs need to be refrigerated

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Fiction:  Eggs do not need to be refrigerated.

FACT:  An egg left at room temperature for one day will age as much as it would in a week in the refrigerator.  Proper refrigeration prevents the growth of organisms that cause food-borne illness.

Courtesy of Louisiana Dept. of Agriculture and 
Mike Strain DVM, Commissioner