Hens' eggs are sold in myriad qualities and sizes that are ranked according to USDA standards. While inspection for egg safety and wholesomeness is mandatory, grading for quality is voluntary. If an egg producer chooses to have eggs graded, it pays the USDA for the service.
From rumors of hormones in milk causing early puberty in girls to lurking residues of antibiotic and cancer-causing agents, milk's wholesome reputation has been rattled in recent years. But are the alarms based in fact or fiction?
I think people who grow their own herbs will love these specialized shears the most. While they're handy for cutting flowers, trimming grape stems, and chopping chives, I found them to be more of a luxury than a necessity.