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Cracking the Mystery of How to Store Eggs

A dozen eggs in a carton

Some people like nice a plate of scrambled eggs for breakfast while others enjoy an egg salad sandwich for lunch. Eggs are a popular food that most of us purchase in our weekly groceries.

But have you ever wondered if you're storing your fresh eggs correctly? Harmful bacteria can penetrate the shell of an egg, so it's important to know how to handle them properly. Should you store them in the refrigerator or let them sit out in the kitchen at room temperature? Well, it turns out that the way eggs are stored depends on where they’re produced.  Want to know more? Read "How We Store Our Eggs—and Why"