World Egg Day: Nature’s perfect package
Published: 10:22 AM, 8 October 2021
World Egg Day today; Photo: Collected
World Egg Day is being observed today (October 8, 2021) all over the world. In 1996, the Austrian capital, Vienna, organized the first ‘World Egg Day’ which is later celebrated on the second Friday of October every year.
This year’s theme of the day is “Eggs for all: Nature’s Perfect Package”.
In 2013, World Egg Day was observed for the first time in Bangladesh. Since then, World Egg Day has been celebrated in Bangladesh every year.
In 1964, the International Egg Commission (IEC) was established to make eggs one of the best quality and readily available non-vegetarian foods in the world.
Eggs have been a great source of protein to humankind and its origin dates back to 7500 BC when it was consumed by man first. - Navbharat Times.
Not only are they a great source of protein but they also provide us with essential vitamins like D, B6, B12, and also minerals like zinc, copper, and the power source iron. Especially the yolk supports us with vitamins like A, D, E, and K. It is also rich in lecithin.
World Egg Day is now celebrated in 40 countries around the world, including United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, India, etc. – to meet the demand for animal meat, building a healthy and meritorious nation and raising public awareness about the quality of eggs.