Home raised eggs vs. Store eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by wombat, Oct 6, 2009.

  1. wombat

    wombat Songster

    Jun 23, 2009
  2. staceyl

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    Actually I'm just really glad I raise my own leafy greens! There is so reason they should be a problem as long as the pickers have proper sanitation. The fact that they apparently don't really grosses me out.
     
  3. silkypie

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    We bought a bag of the "pre-washed" lettuce and my family refuses to wash it before they eat it. I keep telling them, Did you see them wash it? Do you trust them to wash your lettuce? I know I certainly don't. So, when salads are made in the house I wash my lettuce and they eat theirs out of a bag... [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. wombat

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    Jun 23, 2009
    I recall hearing that some of the really odd medical conditions that came out of the gulf wars were tracked back to poorly handled/stored lettuce. Scary stuff. We grow our own greens and vegetables, but I'm always really careful to wash the stuff we buy during the winter.
     
  5. redstars

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    As far as lettuce goes. If I don't grow it I don't eat it! Call me crazy but that's how it is.
     

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