Egg Recall: How Would You Dispose of 500 Million Bad Eggs

I’m sure you’ve been keeping up with the outbreak of Salmonella enteritidis that has been traced back to bad eggs . So far, the recall is up to 500 million eggs. My question to my co-workers yesterday: “What do you do with 500 million infected eggs?” Has anyone read anything about the disposal of these eggs?


  • Me

    I can think of a really big house that could use some egging. Is anyone home?

  • Jojo

    Drop them on Afghanistan.

  • Egg shells make wonderful compost additives- they’ll probably sell them to a company that will grind them up and turn them into powder.

  • luniz

    cook them enough to kill the salmonella and then eat them.

  • dk


  • Wes Mantooth

    How about building an enormous slingshot with an extraordinarily gentle acceleration curve and shoot them into the sun? That would make some cool Youtube video.

  • Gunnar

    Take them to the shooting range. Eggs make great targets. Visible from a distance and you can tell when you hit one.

  • DarnellErwinFletcher

    Nancy, what was your search string to land that picture?