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Posted 31 May 2010 - 02:55 PM

Hello,

I have a client that uses eggs from is own production.
These eggs are mostly dirty, soiled, but i know it is not advisable to wash them.

The eggs were poorly packaged, were in the air and place of passage.

I told him to put them inside the box with a lid, but I am afraid that due to contact with dirty shells, eggs will be contaminated (migration to the egg).

What do you think of this solution?

Thanks

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Andreia



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Posted 01 June 2010 - 02:26 PM

Hello,

I have a client that uses eggs from is own production.
These eggs are mostly dirty, soiled, but i know it is not advisable to wash them.

The eggs were poorly packaged, were in the air and place of passage.

I told him to put them inside the box with a lid, but I am afraid that due to contact with dirty shells, eggs will be contaminated (migration to the egg).

What do you think of this solution?

Thanks

Best Regards

Andreia


dear Andreia,

soiled/dirty shell eggs can be washed and sanitized with recommended sanitizer solution for particular time. washing will remove the soil and to some extent microbes as well and further sanitation will reduce the pathogens.
after this keep the eggs refrigerated in egg trays.

can you please explain me this statement again "I told him to put them inside the box with a lid, but I am afraid that due to contact with dirty shells, eggs will be contaminated (migration to the egg)"


Riz


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Posted 02 June 2010 - 01:55 AM

Hello,

I have a client that uses eggs from is own production.
These eggs are mostly dirty, soiled, but i know it is not advisable to wash them.

The eggs were poorly packaged, were in the air and place of passage.

I told him to put them inside the box with a lid, but I am afraid that due to contact with dirty shells, eggs will be contaminated (migration to the egg).

What do you think of this solution?

Thanks

Best Regards

Andreia


Hi Andreia

If you are not happy with the source and condition of the eggs, you should insist that no soft eggs are served (The yolks are cooked and firm).

Regards,

Tony


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Posted 07 June 2010 - 08:58 AM

Hello, thanks for your replies.

Riz,

In Portugal we have a GMP that says we shouldn't wash eggs before use them.

My problem is on the dirt after the eggs are in contact with each other, can there be migration of the pathogen in the peel into the egg (like Salmonella)?
I made them the recommendation to put the eggs in a protected enclosure

Regards
Andreia



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Posted 01 July 2010 - 08:29 PM

Hello, thanks for your replies.

Riz,

In Portugal we have a GMP that says we shouldn't wash eggs before use them.

My problem is on the dirt after the eggs are in contact with each other, can there be migration of the pathogen in the peel into the egg (like Salmonella)?
I made them the recommendation to put the eggs in a protected enclosure

Regards
Andreia

Someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think egg shell is perfect, natural packaging and as such pathogenic bacteria cannot penetrate it.

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