January 1997 Issue

New-Wave (Heart-Healthy?) Eggs to Hit Market

The egg has been reborn, or rehatched, if you will. By feeding hens a grain diet rich in flaxseed, Pilgrim's pride, one of the nation's largest poultry companies, is about to introduce a new generation of eggs. Sold under the brand name EggsPlus, the eggs will sport enriched levels of vitamin E as well as omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids -- essential fats found in fish, seeds, nuts, green leafy vegetables and vegetable

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