Why You Don’t Want to Buy Organic Eggs at the Grocery Store

The incredible, edible egg. Well, not so fast. In the latest installment of “Food Facts That’ll Turn Your Stomach,” check this out.

As it turns out, it is standard industry practice to wash chicken eggs. Depending on the method of washing, the cuticle can be easily damaged, which leaves your eggs vulnerable to contamination and faster spoilage. The egg industry knows this, so to replace what Mother Nature put there for good reason, they must coat the egg with something—often mineral oil. It’s akin to adding preservatives to processed foods.

Not only is mineral oil a non-natural agent, but it’s a petroleum product that was never intended for you to eat.

  1. Actually, that article made a good case in favor of organic eggs.

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