October 12 – World Egg Day

More than 40 countries around the world are celebrating the most incredible source of “Protein for Life” on October 12 World Egg Day.

One large egg has 13 essential vitamins and minerals and six grams of high-quality protein for just about $0.17 each. But eggs are are more than a highly affordable protein source, they also have a low environmental impact, making them both nutritious and sustainable.

Mickey Rubin, Executive Director of the Egg Nutrition Center, which is part of the American Egg Board, discusses the global importance of this sustainable nutrition source in this interview. Interview with Mickey Rubin, Egg Nutrition Center

More information about World Egg Day available from the American Egg Board