Backyard hens’ eggs contain 40 times more lead on average than shop eggs, research finds

Backyard hens’ eggs contain 40 times more lead on average than shop eggs, research finds

There’s nothing like the fresh eggs from your own hens, the more than 400,000 Australians who keep backyard chooks will tell you. Unfortunately, it’s often not just freshness and flavour that set their eggs apart from those in the shops. Our newly published research found backyard hens’ eggs contain, on average, more than 40 times the lead levels of … Read more