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Egg carton labeling

As part of a new initiative to ensure the food safety of fresh eggs, the Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture proposed to require safe handling labels on egg cartons.
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Labels would also emphasize the necessity of storing the eggs at cool temperatures (no higher than 45°F) in the home and at retail and foodservice venues. Federal officials stressed they are taking a farm-to-table approach to decrease the food-safety risks associated with fresh eggs primarily salmonella enteritis. FDA regulates fresh eggs while USDA regulates egg products.

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