CAFO eggs have to be washed & refrigerated–not so pasture raised organic eggs
January 21, 2015
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Why Do You Keep Refrigerating Your Eggs? by Dr. Mercola
When you have eggs from tens of thousands of chickens – or more — all under one roof, there’s a good chance they’re going to get feces and other contaminants on them. The US solution, rather than reducing the size of the flocks and ensuring better sanitation and access to the outdoors, is to wash the eggs…
Industrial egg washing, by the way, is banned in much of Europe, not only because of potential damage to the eggs’ cuticles but also because it might allow for more “sloppy” egg-producing practices.