eggs safety

nospam dahd dahd at
Fri Apr 18 13:30:45 EST 1997

In article <5j6hv9$q53 at>, bernie at whidbey.not says:
>jlmiller at (Jeff L. Miller) wrote:
>Out of curiosity, where are the Salmonella contamination points?
>Surely the newly laid eggs aren't infected.

Unfortunately the above is not correct.  Certain Salmonella 
serovars do get into the eggs while they are in the process of being
formed within the chicks reproductive tract.  Also, bacteria can 
enter fully formed eggs.  Newly laid eggs therefore may be contaminated.

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