Can You Dye Easter Eggs and Eat Them Too?

In many cultures around the world, the egg is a symbol of new life and rebirth. Easter eggs, in particular, are dyed red to represent the beliefs and symbolisms of the Christian Church. Though not everyone is religious, almost everyone celebrates Easter. In fact, dyeing eggs have become an annual tradition enjoyed by children and adults alike. The question is, how safe are they to eat?

If you don’t handle eggs with care, this holiday ritual may impact the health of you and your children. Egg safety is serious business, with 142,000 people getting sick each year after eating eggs contaminated …read more