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Egg products in the wider field

Because of the functional capabilities of eggs, Liquid, frozen or dried egg products are utilised in the manufacturing process across a number of additional industries

Industries currently utilising egg products include:


  • Egg white is frequently used in face masks.
  • Shampoos and conditioners are made with egg yolk.


  • Egg is used as a medium for the growth of microorganisms, including viruses in the manufacture of vaccines.
  • Lysozyme, found in egg proteins, is an antibacterial agent. Avidin-biotin technology is used in medical applications such as immunology, gene probes and histopathology.
  • Laboratory animals may be fed egg when a protein reference is required.

Animal feeds

  • Yolks and whites are used in the manufacture of many pet foods.
  • Dried ground eggshells are given to laying hens as a source of calcium and protein.

Posted on: 01 September 2009


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