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Entries for month: August 2016

FDA, Iowa State Data Show Eggs are Safe

August 11, 2016 · No Comments

It’s been six years since egg farms had to comply with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA's) Egg Safety Rule.  Data from both FDA and Iowa State University show that the incidence of Salmonella Enteritidis in eggs is very low.

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Eggs Catch a Break in School Snacks Rule

August 03, 2016 · 3 Comments

Kids who like hard-boiled eggs could find more of them in their schools next fall. Because whole eggs are nutrient-dense, a new USDA regulation on school snack standards gives them a pass from limits on total fat and saturated fat that might otherwise bar them from the list of approved snacks.

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