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Shell Eggs Broken Down Five Per Cent from Last Year

by 5m Editor
2 March 2009, at 8:02am

US - The number of shell eggs broken was up slightly in January 2009 compared to the previous year, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) in their monthly Egg Products Report.

Shell eggs broken totaled 163 million dozen during January 2009, down five per cent from January a year ago, and slightly below the figure for last month.

January 2009 contained 22 weekdays (including two holidays) and five Saturdays. January 2008 contained 23 weekdays (including two holidays) and 4 Saturdays.

Data presented in this report were compiled from Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) inspection reports. The best available data at the time of publication were used.

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