Cedar Knolls, NJ, March 6, 2013 -Eggland's Best Organic eggs have been deemed one of Prevention.com's "Cleanest Packaged Foods of 2013." Eggland's Best Organic eggs come from hens fed a certified all vegetarian feed, and boast the same great nutritional benefits as all Eggland's Best eggs.
"Our editors ate their way through mountains of food in search of the most nutritious, delicious choices with the cleanest ingredients," moresaid Mandy Oaklander, associate editor Prevention.com. "In our book, eggs are pretty much the perfect breakfast, but the best eggs come from Eggland's Best."
Prevention.com, always a leader in helping their readers be healthier, has identified 100 products as earning the prestigious Cleanest Packaged Food Award. In order to qualify for this award, Eggland's Best Organic eggs had to meet strict standards including excellent nutritional content, having no more than 200 mg sodium and, of course, tasting delicious.
"Receiving Prevention.com's Cleanest Packaged Foods Award is a great honor," said Charles T. Lanktree, Eggland's Best President and CEO. "Eggland's Best is always striving to provide better taste, better nutrition and better eggs and we are proud to see these efforts recognized."
In addition to the organic product, Eggland's Best eggs are also available in white, brown, large, extra-large, jumbo, cage free, hard-cooked and peeled and liquid egg whites varieties. Eggland's Best's wholesome, vegetarian hen feed and strict quality assurance program set Eggland's Best eggs apart from ordinary eggs. Eggland's Best eggs are locally produced which enables delivery of the freshest, best tasting eggs to supermarkets.
The exclusive Eggland's Best feed produces eggs that contain 25 percent less saturated fat, 10 times the vitamin E, and twice the amount of vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acids than ordinary eggs. Additionally, Eggland's Best eggs provide a good source of vitamins B2 (riboflavin), B5 and B12. Eggland's Best eggs have a harder shell, plumper yolk and are creamier in consistency compared to ordinary eggs, and contain about 70 calories per egg.