The FDA and eggs

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

  1. KDbeads

    KDbeads Songster

    Aug 20, 2009
    East Central VA
  2. staceyl

    staceyl Songster

    Jul 2, 2009
    I figure my eggs are less likely to carry it than store bought eggs because they are fresher and my chickens only hang out with each other.
    May be complete crap, but that's what I'm going to believe!
  3. trilyn

    trilyn Songster

    Apr 13, 2009
    East Syracuse
    Who eats them raw...ewww! [​IMG] After reading the article and it relates with what I've read before, as long as you thoroughly cook the eggs-they're fine. Just don't eat them raw or drink them raw in a protein shake.
  4. staceyl

    staceyl Songster

    Jul 2, 2009
    I'll admit to eating them raw - homemade caesar or mayo!
    And I defintely eat them softly cooked - prefer them this way.
  5. RevaVirginia

    RevaVirginia Songster

    Apr 26, 2009
    Reva, VA
    Your problem here is it's cable news. Besides CNN, if you're watching anything else you may as well be watching wrestlin
  6. SunnyDawn

    SunnyDawn Sun Lovin' Lizard

    Sep 12, 2009
    Nor Cal
    Hey, everything out there is potentially bad. I follow the guidelines for keeping my flock healthy and proper way to collect, clean and store eggs and then I just enjoy! If I want my eggs over-easy, I'll have them over-easy.

    I still like to go for long drives and I even still take baths, even though I know that a car wreck or a fall in the tub is much more likely to kill me than an egg. [​IMG]
    If I can't enjoy whatever time I have left on this planet, then what's the point? I'll keep livin' on the edge with my soft boiled eggs... la, la, la, la, la...[​IMG]
  7. KDbeads

    KDbeads Songster

    Aug 20, 2009
    East Central VA
    If we let the FDA and the medical associations have their lead eventually they'll figure out that the common factors in cancer, heart disease, food poisoning, etc are drinking water, breathing air and being alive [​IMG]

    Too many people actually think the FDA knows all [​IMG] and believes all this stuff they put out [​IMG]
  8. Nyrial

    Nyrial Songster

    Aug 4, 2009
    Lake Stevens, WA

    When someone tells me "that causes cancer" I tell them "nowadays, breathing causes cancer."
  9. Uzuri

    Uzuri Songster

    Mar 25, 2009
    The problem generally isn't the FDA or the people doing the research... it's the news stations that take and dumb it down into OMG WE'RE ALL GONNA DIE!!!!11!!!!

    Most of the time if you actually read the reports, they're just reporting a correlation and recommending more research to see what else if found out.
  10. 4chickns

    4chickns Songster

    Sep 17, 2009
    New Jersey
    Food poisoning is rarely deadly, and for the amount of food we eat, a rare occurance overall. I don't think it anything to stop eating eggs for! I like mine a little runny in the middle, too. [​IMG] I'm still alive.

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