When it comes to buying eggs, there are many options: organic, cage-free, omega-3 fortified, brown vs. white, large vs. extra large. What do these terms really mean, and what is the best choice? Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson took a trip to the supermarket to examine all the choices with Pete Solis, livestock and pasture manager at Hampshire College in Amherst, Mass.
With this information tucked under our wings, Solis says ideally, we'd all buy our eggs from the farmers market, but the next best things is cage-free eggs or organic eggs from our grocery aisles. The next time you pick up a dozen, Solis says to check labels and get to know your farmers to make informed and responsible decisions.
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