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FDA doesn’t quite clear up egg confusion

In response to last month’s public hysteria regarding the likelihood of contracting Salmonella from undercooked eggs, the Food and Drug Administration has issued a press release to clarify its position. The Food Code, the agency now says, “does NOT prohibit restaurants from serving sunny-side-up or over-easy eggs.” However, if you want to throw caution to the wind and actually serve runny eggs, the feds will force you to issue your guests “an advisory — on menus, brochures or other written materials — that there is an increased risk associated with eating undercooked eggs.”

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