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Easter Eggs Safety Tips

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As you approach the Easter Day, it is important to remember the egg safety tips so that the kids can enjoy a healthy festive occasion. Eggs are usually associated with the dangerous bacteria, Salmonella, which can lead to hazardous effects, if handled poorly. Since it is kids, who are going to be close to the Easter eggs, it makes sense to keep the eggs safe and keep the kids safe, in turn, too. Here are the vital tips for you to have a safe Easter.


  1. Fresh Is Best

Fresh and clean eggs will have the least chance of contamination. Therefore, buy A grade eggs and check the use-by and best-by dates on the packaging.

Easter Eggs

  1. Safe Storage

Store the eggs in refrigerator immediately after you bring them home. This will ensure that the bacteria don’t get a chance to multiply.

Marbelled Eggs

  1. Safe Dyes

Choose only food-grade dyes to color Easter eggs. Better still, you can choose candies, fruits and vegetables to color eggs. Read the blogs given at the end.

Easter eggs

  1. Hand Wash

Before as well as after you or the kids handle eggs, wash your hand properly, to minimize the spread of infection.

Easter egg hunt

  1. Safe Egg Hunting

When you place eggs in an egg hunt, ensure that they are not cracked. Cracked eggs have more chances of letting bacteria in. In fact, don’t use cracked eggs for Easter at all.

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  1. Sufficient Boiling

Easter eggs need to be boiled sufficiently – for 10-15 min at 160ºc – in order to kill any bacteria and ensure that the eggs are properly hard-boiled.

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  1. Hide Safe

Look for clean space to hide the eggs during the Easter egg hunt. If you store eggs in a dirty place, chances are your kids will pick up the contaminated eggs and suffer food poisoning.

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3. Easter - The Day For Eggs, Cupcakes & The Bunny




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