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How long can eggs be left out?

asked by XXX-XXX-1029 over 5 years ago
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pierino

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added over 5 years ago

Do you mean until they hatch into chickens?

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added over 5 years ago

American eggs are 'washed', which means that the outer, natural coating has been removed and they really should be refrigerated, though as Amanda says, you can do it for a bit. European eggs, however, are not subjected to the same treatment and can be stored at room temp.

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Greenstuff

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added over 5 years ago

When I was on a three-week wilderness trip a few years ago, the outfitter, a firm with a great reputation, packed our eggs in a box rather than a cooler.

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added over 5 years ago

Yes Greenstuff. I have been on a 3 week and several one week wilderness trips, also packed by reputable companies and the eggs are kept in a cool box. Not cooler. Never a problem.