How does everyone sanitize their eatin' eggs?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by PearlD, Jul 29, 2008.

  1. Barnyard Dawg

    Barnyard Dawg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I agree we never wash ours and very seldom do we have a soiled egg if so a paper towel and some water will clean it up.
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    We don't wash our eggs either.....
     
  3. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    No washing eggs here (I have enough washing with dishes and clothing and dirty kids!)
     
  4. rodandbrandy

    rodandbrandy Out Of The Brooder

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    I saw on food network that salmonella (sp?) is carried on the shell and that eggs should be washed just prior to cracking it open and not before. [​IMG]
     
  5. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I heard that if you wash with colder water than the egg is, it can cause bacteria to enter the egg.
     
  6. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    If I am making mayonnaise (or any other raw or less-than-fully-cooked egg product, if I were unlazy enough to make 'em) I will wipe with a hot wet cloth any egg with any suspicion of pooeyness, and I try to be a little extra careful when cracking it.

    Anything else, I figure any minor bacterial load is going to get cooked, so I do not worry about it.

    JMHO,

    Pat
     
  7. RockyToggRanch

    RockyToggRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Personally, I crack my eggs into the pan very carefully and then wash my hands. No egg washing. Not even the wal-mart eggs... [​IMG]
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    She says she doesn't eat eggs from a chicken.............WHAAAA?
    She says she gets them at Wal-mart.

    Um, and where does she think WalMart gets them? Walmart Egg Elves in their workshop? [​IMG]

    Janet, I have to tell you it does go against my grain to put a potential Suede baby in the fridge as an eating egg, LOL.​
     
    Last edited: Jul 29, 2008
  9. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Walmart eggs??

    They must come from china... LOL
     
  10. I just googled "bloom," and it says when the eggs are washed in production facilities, they are then coated with an edible oil to replace the bloom. I pulled an egg out yesterday, rinsed it with water, and it went into the fridge. How long should it last?
     

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