Eggs are a good choice as part of a healthy, balanced diet. They are good source of protein. They also consist of vitamins and minerals. However, to avoid food poisoning, it’s important to store, handle and prepare them properly.
Americans consume 76 products prepared with egg, 172 shell eggs per annum. 95% of eggs are produced from caged hens. Caged hens have limited outdoor access, space to live in. Their beaks are trimmed to reduce feather picking behavior. They are often molted to produce more eggs.