Jen Juneau
Updated Jan 22, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
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Eggs are a pretty straightforward thing to buy at the grocery store – in fact, they’re usually a staple in the top three stereotypical grocery list items, alongside milk and bread. And unless you buy yours in liquid form, your egg-buying process probably just consists of opening the carton, checking to make sure none of those suckers are cracked, then being on your merry way.

But because life cannot be this easy, the universe has served us some unsettling news when it comes to our run-of-the-mill egg-purchasing experience. According to a post on the Facebook page for Fresh Eggs Daily that has gone a bit viral since its appearance a few days ago, there’s a lot more to checking those cartons than just ensuring an OK best/sell-by date and none of the egg shells inside are cracked.

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