How long do eggs stay good?


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Fresh eggs are considered edible up to 5 weeks past the date listed on the carton as long as they are kept refrigerated at 45 degrees Fahrenheit or lower and are unprepared. The date on a carton of eggs is when the eggs were packaged in the carton.

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How long do eggs stay good?
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Most egg cartons also have an expiration date, but it is not required that they have one. The expiration date on a egg carton does not mean they are not still OK to eat. It simply means the grocery store cannot sell the eggs after that date has passed.

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