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Should I refrigerate eggs?
How long can eggs be unrefrigerated before becoming unsafe to eat?

I got 4 dozen eggs this weekend (from actual chickens on a farm that were laid yesterday), and they sat in my car overnight. Would they still be good to eat? I put them in the fridge this morning. I'd say they sat for 20 hours in my car.

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  • how hot did it get while sitting in your car? Eggs are ok for about 3 days, but not if they baked in your car. – Rikon Aug 15 '11 at 17:17
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    You're MacGyver. Why didn't you make a refrigerator from some shoelaces, a length of pipe, duct tape, and your Swiss Army Knife? – BobMcGee Aug 15 '11 at 17:36
  • Depends which country you live in. In general eggs are designed to be kept warm underneath the hen! – TFD Aug 16 '11 at 1:18
  • Looks like my question got 1000 views, so I earned a badge. Answering some questions. @Rikon - I live in Madison, WI, so in August, it's pretty hot. I was visiting family, so the car was probably 90 degrees for at least 6 hours out of the day. The rest of that time was near room temperature. – Mr. MacGyver Nov 4 '14 at 20:34

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