Decoding egg cartons

Should I trust the sell-by date?

Yes. The sell-by date is always 30 days or less from the packaging date. Read More

What does the three-digit code on a carton mean?

This code indicates the date your eggs were packed in the Julian calendar format. In a 365 day year, for example, January 1 would appear as 001 on the side of your carton, indicating the first day of the year.  Read More

What do egg grades mean?

All eggs are designated with a grade — AA, A or B. Grades are determined by egg quality, size and the amount of air cell space on the bottom of the egg.  Read More