Avian Influenza & Eggs

Since Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI or AI) surfaced in 2015, affecting millions of birds in the poultry industry, America’s egg farmers continue to be concerned about the threat of AI to their flocks. The strains of AI that have been found are not a public health concern and have…

What’s Your Grade?

Eggs are graded based on their interior quality, the durability of their shells, and their overall appearance. There is no difference in nutrition or safety between egg grades. Grade AA eggs have thick, firm whites and high, round yokes. Grade A eggs have reasonable firm whites and are often used…