The issue of fake, China-made or artificial eggs has been there for a long time; no wonder many people are suffering from lifestyle diseases such as cancer worldwide.
These fake eggs may lead to body abnormal growths, body mutation and many other negative complications because they are made from chemicals.
This means that someone sits in a lab somewhere, plays around with chemicals in their desired ratios and comes up with something to call ‘eggs’.
Chemicals used to make fake eggs
- Sodium Alga acid
- Sodium Benzoate
- Carboxymethyl Cellulose
- Calcium carbide
- Calcium chloride
- Paraffin wax
- Gypsum powder and a food coloring agent.
Fake eggs are China-made. Some Chinese ‘investors’ have secured chances to manufacture these eggs in countries such as Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia. These eggs have dominated the egg market at a threshold of up to 73% in these countries and the businesses are illegal and underworld.
Recently over the news, three people were caught in Uganda trying to smuggle fake eggs in to Kenya. Only 33% of eggs that are consumed in Kenya are harvested locally. A fraction of 67% comes from China and Israel. Eggs from China come in to Kenya via Uganda. Some of these eggs that come form outside Kenya are not harvested from chicken; they are fake and China-made.
It is the right of every citizen worldwide to eat good and healthy meals that are not unscrupulously made. It is usually not easy to identify whether eggs are genuine or pseudo.
By reading this article, you will be able to know whether any egg you buy from your vendor is fake of genuine.
How to identify whether the eggs are Genuine or Fake
Observe the egg Shells
Fake eggs have shinny shells while genuine ones have dull shells. You can test this by simply looking at the eggs you buy.
Feel the touch of the shells
Fake eggs are have smooth shells while genuine eggs have coarse shells. You can test for this by touching the eggs.
Shake the eggs
When shaking the eggs fake eggs will produce shaky sound. The shaking is due to chemical water inside them which overflows the solid contents.
Beat the eggs in to a pan or a plate
When you beat the fake egg in a pan or a plate, the egg yolk and albumen spreads on their own immediately before you even stir. This is because they are thin like water. For genuine eggs, the yolk and albumen will remain separate until you stir in to a mixture.
Sniff the eggs
When you sniff at the eggs, real chicken eggs will produce a characteristic odor like raw meat. Pseudo eggs on the other hand wont produce such an odor.