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completely safe eggs?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by TreyClark281, Aug 6, 2008.

  1. TreyClark281

    TreyClark281 Songster

    Apr 9, 2007
    around Katy, Tx
    what! i saw this in a reasors circular is a called davidsons pasteurized eggs.
    it says you can eat them raw and you are garenteed not to get sick or something like that
    anyone know how to do this at home? check out the web sight here
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Songster

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    I don't beleve you would be able to home-pasturize eggs in the shell. They have a lot of very expensive, specialized equipment that allows a flash heating of the egg to kill any bacteria, and I believe they then coat the egg to keep new bacteria from entering the shell.

    Personally, I think it's a total hyped-up waste of money to buy those pasturized eggs. If you cook your eggs well, there is no threat from bacterial illness. Besides, the eggs will just get bacteria on them again on the outside that can be carried to the contents when you crack the egg open. The world is not a sterile place.

    If you want to eat raw eggs, eat your own. I live dangerously all the time and lick the batter and everything when it's my own eggs...

    If you are a person living with a compromised immune system, that would be especially suceptable to food bourne illnesses, then I'd suggest you never eat undercooked foods at all - it's not worth the risk.

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