Here are 3 reasons why no one should eat the expired eggs.
Eggs have become an integral part of the breakfast preparation and it is also one of the healthiest food products to enhance our health status. Most of the egg cartons have the date of expiry mentioned on it that is helpful for us to ascertain that we do not end up consuming contaminated or inferior quality eggs. However consuming expired eggs, which may appear alright, may increase the risk of stomach problem and food borne illness.
Read on to know why you must avoid consuming the expired eggs.
If the eggs are stored in a refrigerator and in correct temperature conditions, they may be safe to eat for even up to 5 weeks past their packaging date. However, it is best to stick to the dates which are mentioned on the egg cartons to avoid putting your health at risk.
Salmonella is the most common bacteria which poisons the egg. This harmful bacteria can contaminate both the egg yolk and egg white and if stored improperly it can contaminate the egg shell as well.
If the egg is improperly cooked this contaminated egg may increase the chances of making you sick. As the egg ages, it becomes a breeding ground for various kinds of bacteria such as Pseudomonas, which may turn the egg into a bluish green color and give it a sour or fruity odor. An expired egg may also breed molds if the egg is stored in a humid condition or washed with dirty water.