Eggs are one of nature's most nutritious and economical foods. But, you must take special care with handling and preparing fresh eggs and egg products to avoid food poisoning.

Thorough cooking is an important step in making sure eggs are safe.

  1. Scrambled eggs:
  2. Cook until firm, not runny.
  3. Fried, poached, boiled, or baked:
  4. Cook until both the white and the yolk are firm.

Egg mixtures, such as casseroles:
Cook until the center of the mixture reaches 160 °F when measured with a food thermometer.


Dynamic Living Magazine Issue Vol. 1  Jan/Feb 2011