USDA Approves 20 Billionth Egglands Best Egg

“We are pleased to have such a strong partnership with Eggland’s Best and are proud that the USDA grade mark appears on their egg cartons,” says Anne Alonzo,Administrator for the Agricultural Marketing Service of the USDA. “20 billion approved Eggland’s Best eggs speaks volumes about the brand’s focus on quality, which is something we highly value at the USDA.”

Eggland’s Best conducts more than 35,000 tests a year to guarantee its eggs have lower saturated fat than ordinary eggs while being higher in vitamins and nutrients. This quality assurance leads to both a nutritionally superior and a fresher egg.

Compared to ordinary eggs, Eggland’s Best eggs contain 25 percent less saturated fat, four times the vitamin D, 10 times the vitamin E and twice the amount of omega-3 fatty acids. Plus, Eggland’s Best eggs contain 38 percent more lutein and provide a good source of vitamins B2 (riboflavin), B5 and B12.

With more than 50 local farms producing Eggland’s Best eggs across the country, Eggland’s Best utilizes more than 50 USDA-approved inspectors a year to certify Eggland’s Best.

SOURCE Eggland’s Best