Eggs are one of nature’s highest quality sources of protein, and indeed contain many of the key ingredients for life. The proteins contained within eggs are highly important in the development of the brain and muscles, have a key role to play in disease prevention and contribute to well being in latter life, particularly in relation to eyesight.
World Egg Day was established at the International Egg Commission (IEC) Vienna 1996 conference when it was decided to celebrate this Day on the second Friday in October each year.
The IEC is the Global Network for the egg industry with members in over 80 countries around the world. It was established at the second International Egg Conference held in Bologna, Italy in 1964.
For centuries, eggs have played a major role in feeding families around the globe. They are an unbeatable package when it comes to versatility and top-quality protein at a very affordable price. And they are also an excellent source of choline, essential in memory and brain development. When you factor in convenience and terrific taste, there is just no competition.
Source: wikipedia.org | internationalegg.com
In 2016 World Egg Day in USA falls on October 14.