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raw egg

An egg in its fresh, uncooked state, esp. one intended for food. Human consumption of raw or inadequately cooked eggs has caused Salmonella infections. To kill Salmonella organisms, if present, eggs should be boiled for 7 min, fried for 3 min per side, or poached for 5 min. It is unsafe to use sauces or dressings made with raw eggs. Fresh eggs should be refrigerated; cracked eggs should be discarded.
See: salmonellosis
See also: egg
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Drinking raw egg could be dangerous as some are contaminated by the bacteria salmonella and which could cause you to throw up.
One day my husband Tommy was getting ready to play football and Eileen said, 'Are you not going to give him a raw egg and sherry?
But the hour-long immersion process may change qualities of these raw eggs, perhaps making them less satisfactory to discerning home cooks and restaurant chefs alike.
Despite warnings printed on the menu, and although raw egg whites were listed in the ingredients, the health inspector busted a bartender for failing to verbally inform a customer of the risky ingredient.
It's little-known because biotin deficiencies only seem to occur in people who eat almost nothing but raw egg whites (don't ask), which bind up the biotin so the body can't absorb it.
Whether it be a fry-up, hair of the dog, or a raw egg - or all of them at the same time - the only real effect these so-called remedies ever achieved for someone was probably making them feel even more ill.
If children swallow a piccolo, they should not be made to vomit but should instead be given six to eight raw egg whites-adults may be given eight to 12 raw egg whites-before being brought immediately to the hospital, health officials said.
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A MAN who threw a raw egg at a female neighbour and subjected her to a torrent of verbal abuse has been jailed for two months.
As in the past, the rockets will carry a raw egg that must return unbroken.
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Also chosen was Tampopo (1986), a Japanese comedy in which two lovers pass a raw egg yolk from mouth-to-mouth while kissing.