Eggs in Water..are they still good?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by apolishluck, Dec 23, 2013.

  1. apolishluck

    apolishluck In the Brooder

    May 2, 2013
    So i am traveling for the holidays and to keep the eggs we brought to our families, we cartoned them and put them on top of ice. The ice did well for a couple days but ended up melting very quickly on a very warm day we had. So they were sitting in water for 12 hours or so and they feel as though they had gained some of that water. If i slosh it around a little it feels very loose inside. Any ideas if these are still good to eat or not??

  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I personally wouldn't eat eggs that were not washed in VERY warm water. Cold water drives the germs into the egg, is what I have read.

    Soaking in cold water? Forget it (my opinion only).
    Last edited: Dec 23, 2013
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    If it were a clean environment, I'd crack one open and cook it up. If they're bad, like a bacterial contamination, you're going to smell that. If it's just a quality issue, they'll just not taste fresh and good, but sure won't make you sick.

    I've put eggs in a pan to boil and forgot them on the stove, just sitting in the tap water, for several hours. Boiled them up and we ate them, no one died.

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