After the eggs reach home, refrigerate the eggs in their original carton and place them in the coldest part of the refrigerator, not in the door.
For best quality, use eggs within 3 to 5 weeks of the date you purchase them.
But in an apparent legal loophole, responsibility for protecting their identity rests with the licensed clinic where the eggs were donated.
Under HFEA rules, the centres where they donate are responsible for ensuring the women’s identities remain confidential.
One British woman in her late 20s who donated eggs a year ago through BSC said that while she initially consented to her profile being featured, she had not realised her details were on the US site until The Mail on Sunday told her.
Some British women who donated eggs through BSC in the past are now on the Premier Egg Donors site, which is aimed largely at the US market.
In contrast to Britain, surrogacy deals in the US are big business.
For more information about state egg laws, contact your state's Department of Agriculture.
How long to keep eggs Always purchase eggs before the "Sell-By" or "EXP'" date on the carton.
of Agriculture Food Safety & Inspection Service (USDA/FSIS), "By understanding the coding on the egg cartons, chefs and bakers can determine the freshness of the eggs.
To determine freshness, a Julian date or pack-date calendar can be used.
(Source: USDA/FSIS) How to cook eggs safely Proper cooking as well as proper storage is important for egg safety.