Reducing Food Waste: Eggs

We’ve been reading lots of disturbing things about the amount of food wasted in the U.S. Over the next couple weeks we’ll be sharing some tips on how you can work to reduce food waste in your home.

Egg Freshness

Our tip of the day is for eggs. As with many other products, the expiration dates on eggs are not a good reflection of whether they are still fresh and edible. A quick tip for checking your eggs, is to gently place them in a bowl or glass filled with water – if it rests at the bottom on its side they are fresh. If the egg rests upright from one end it is still  safe to eat. If the egg floats completely then it may be time to consider whether it should be eaten. You can learn more about this test, and others here:



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