Safely Storing Raw Eggs for your Cooking
1. Refrigerate your eggs immediately. Make
sure that you always refrigerate your eggs as soon as you
get home in the original container you purchased them in.
2. Don’t wash the eggs and don't store on the
door. Do not wash the egg shells and do not store
your eggs on the door as this continually exposes them to
room temperature every time the fridge door is opened. Instead
store them right inside the refrigerator.
3. Look for air pockets to determine freshness.
Hold your white eggs up to a light and you will be able to
see the air pocket. The less air pocket as possible, the better
and fresher the egg. This is because air builds up inside
the eggs as it matures.
4. Pay attention to the "best-before" dates.
Lastly, make sure that you pay attention to date codes. According
to the FDA, you should be able to use your eggs within 4 weeks
from the packing date without losing substantial nutritional