Chicken eggs do not come from a mammal's mammary glands, and this makes them poultry and not dairy. Eggs are an animal byproduct, and while chicken eggs are considered poultry, eggs from other animals may or may not be, depending on the animal.Know More
Eggs are a staple food in most cultures around the world. More than 62 million tons of hen eggs are produced for consumption every year. While chicken eggs are the most common, humans also eat quail, duck and fish eggs.
Eggs are known for their high protein content as well as being high in minerals, especially choline.Learn More
According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), eating bacon raw can cause illness from foodborne bacteria or parasites. While most types of commercially sold bacon are typically smoked and cured before the cutting and packaging process, this process does not kill all bacteria and parasites, making it important to cook bacon thoroughly before serving.Full Answer >
Shark meat is not entirely healthy, as it can contain high levels of mercury. According to a report from the United States Environmental Protection Agency in 2004, shark was classified along with tilefish, king mackerel and swordfish as containing high levels of mercury. The EPA report went on to advise people not to eat shark.Full Answer >
Pork is all the meat that comes from a pig, and ham is a specific part of the pig. Just like steaks comes from particular parts of a cow, ham comes from a specific place on a pig's body.Full Answer >
A Denver steak, or Denver cut, is a cut of beef taken from the chuck or shoulder area of beef cattle. A Denver steak comes from the area underneath the blades of the short ribs and is sometimes called an underblade steak. Denver steaks are typically about 3/4-inch thick with rich fat marbling.Full Answer >