A carton of eggs may look simple in the refrigerated case in your store, but to shoppers, it can be confusing to try to read the information posted there, and to understand completely what they are buying. This fact sheet from the American Egg Board will help.
- Explanation for common symbols used on egg cartons;
- How to read expiration and sell by dates;
- Definition and differentiation of kinds of eggs sold in most stores.
Access a PDF version of this chart at www.shoppingforhealth.org for distribution to consumers.