Free-range, cage-free, organic, certified humane: there are plenty of different terms thrown at you while scanning the egg selection at your local market these days. Food scientist Topher McNeil returns to Epicurious to fully explain what each and every claim and certification on an egg carton means, which ones affect the final product, and how. Depending on where your priorities lie, Topher breaks down what matters (and what doesn’t) when deciding which eggs are right for you.
0:31 Outdoor Access
3:44 Certified Humane
5:31 What Hens Eat
8:37 Grade, Color, and Size
10:34 ‘Best By’ Date
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