Which eggs are more nutritious? Testing organic, free-run and conventional (Marketplace)

CBC Marketplace tested more than 300 eggs from 14 different brands to find out if organic, free-run and conventional eggs are better nutritionally.
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  • mel leblanc
    mel leblanc20 orë më parë

    Eating chicken periods should seem very primitive....it is! If you care at all about animals, STOP EATING THEM...or any animal products!

  • Wallace Sousuke
    Wallace Sousuke20 orë më parë

    Wow this channel is awesome, Canada is really an amazing place, which reflects in this channel

  • DogCat Party
    DogCat Party21 orë më parë

    May 2021 The chickens deserve a happy social life and environment. I'll bet many of those eggs got mixed up at the lab, just like every year it seems, parents take home the wrong baby. G'Day

  • Nounou B
    Nounou BDitë më parë

    I wish they also tested on if the eggs contained antibiotics and hormones

  • Shayne Young
    Shayne Young2 ditë më parë

    Small local producer's eggs taste so much better and it can easily be seen by the color of the yolk.

  • Giovanna Alvaro
    Giovanna Alvaro2 ditë më parë

    One buys organic for what it doesn't have, as usual, cbc disappoints.

  • Victor Thai
    Victor Thai2 ditë më parë

    this doesnt surprise me, not sure why they didnt test PASTURE raised eggs, thats where the chickens actually eat what their suppose to eat like bugs and their rasied on pastures not in cages

  • Sara Q
    Sara Q2 ditë më parë

    Please do on organic chicken vs conventional ones.And organic fruits n veggies.

  • Miss O.P.
    Miss O.P.3 ditë më parë

    ya but your testing in the winter LMAOooo that's not a good egg time

  • Jeff Brune
    Jeff Brune4 ditë më parë

    I live in the US and I don't recognize any of those tested eggs.

  • Surik6669
    Surik66694 ditë më parë

    Now please check what these conventional eggs contain that organic ones do not :) it is about healthy eating, not calorie.

  • Ricardo Martinez
    Ricardo Martinez4 ditë më parë

    And yet, eggs from farm (those with orange yolk) taste far better than those cheap ones. It is a matter of flavor.

  • Vbomb Shell
    Vbomb Shell4 ditë më parë

    Not being GMO makes all the difference for so many people.

  • wanowan
    wanowan4 ditë më parë

    Ok, nutriously they are the same, but something those tests doesn't say, and cant, organic have better taste.

  • tutacat
    tutacat4 ditë më parë

    nutrition doesnt count antibiotics...

  • Moving to France
    Moving to France5 ditë më parë

    It's not about the nutrients alone, Organic is healthier...

  • Kylie love
    Kylie love5 ditë më parë

    I was able to get rid of my herpes after using the herbal medication I got from Dr. Umoru on ALthe I am so thankful sir.

  • Georgy Thomas
    Georgy Thomas5 ditë më parë

    The only worthwhile conclusion from this is that North-American consumers and so influenced by "Buzz Words" and companies take advantage of that. This experimwnt Was like counting calories. Its not all about calories but also the quality of the egg. Also Eggs differ based on the "breed" of the chicken not just whether they are in a cage or not. Eggs from "Natural Breed" of chickens always taste better and are better that "engineered/selectively bred" chicken breeds that are made to lay 10 times the amount of eggs that a "normal" chicken is supposed to lay.

  • Siken Dongol
    Siken Dongol5 ditë më parë

    i like eggs

  • Keto Papito
    Keto Papito5 ditë më parë

    Shout out to Sobeys on DuPont!

  • jovan jelic
    jovan jelic5 ditë më parë

    Organics contain 30% less herbicides and pesticides and are not GMO.

  • MJ FitnFierce
    MJ FitnFierce5 ditë më parë

    Eggs only have 6-7g of protein. Hardly a lot.

  • Yong Liu
    Yong Liu6 ditë më parë

    unbelievable, they didn't mention antibiotics, hormones and other chemicals? totally misleading!

  • Jan-Martin Ulvåg
    Jan-Martin Ulvåg6 ditë më parë

    eat 5 eggs a day

    KIM LAN LAM6 ditë më parë

    Wow, $8/dozen, it's bit pricy.

  • Marcelo
    Marcelo6 ditë më parë

    If you show people the conditions of those chickens trapped in tiny cages, putting eggs machines, with their bottoms destroyed, they will be convinced they need to buy open barns or free range.

  • Daoistify
    Daoistify7 ditë më parë

    Almost every time I go to the food market I see people with $10+ of soda and potato chips along with $1.50 factory eggs.

  • Salman El-Farsi
    Salman El-Farsi7 ditë më parë

    It is very unclear what you are testing. What does organic vs convential mean? Nutrition of the egg will predominately rely on what the chicken eats and not just its lifestyle. Focus on what is eaten vs just lifestyle. Eg Grain vs non-grain as an example. Too many variables to measure objectively what variables contribute to a more nutritious egg.

  • Cambodia All Videos
    Cambodia All Videos7 ditë më parë

    good I Like

  • Margo Kerby
    Margo Kerby7 ditë më parë

    It's about Nutrition, lack of Chemicals like Glyphosate, the treatment of animals, superior Taste, and of course supporting our wonderful local Farmers.

  • Imera Sanakidis
    Imera Sanakidis7 ditë më parë

    Stack in gage vs free range? Feeding them with antibiotics and hormones? I have deadly reaction to those cage chicken that are rising for profits only

  • Alex D. Burrow J
    Alex D. Burrow J7 ditë më parë


  • FG54
    FG547 ditë më parë

    They compare only few main nutrients, completely ignoring a great number of all the other very important stuff, like trace minerals, NO pesticides, artificial ingredients, GMO, chemicals and herbicides in organic eggs. And off course you can see how happy those chickens look on the small farm, which makes you feel good too.

  • April Mac
    April Mac7 ditë më parë

    So what is the cost ? Cheap eggs and a creature that has no life or the actual cost of a farm raised and fresh eggs ? You also know the more in demand the more options right ! Smart thinking right there ! Lol

  • Jay Rebel
    Jay Rebel7 ditë më parë

    Pesticides, antibiotics in your eggs anyone?

  • Marissa Tamayo
    Marissa Tamayo7 ditë më parë

    The real difference between organic egs and the normal egs are the ENERGY LEVEL .. not the nutrients content. I still prefer buying biologisch egs, because I eat them almost raw...

  • Kevo
    Kevo7 ditë më parë

    Very interesting Thanks. But we have noticed that Organic eggs even from big farms have a much harder shell, also the yellow is yellower (if that makes sense) than the cheap eggs. They also taste a bit stronger.. So to me it was because organic eggs were "better".. so these tests came in as a surprise. We use 4 dozens/week. We need to find our local "Beth Simpson" here in NC.

  • Peter Black
    Peter Black8 ditë më parë

    You do not buy organic ones for higher nutrition but for less toxins.

  • Manju Upadhyaya
    Manju Upadhyaya8 ditë më parë

    Also pesticides and other chemicals? Humane treatment?

  • What Willis Was Talking About
    What Willis Was Talking About8 ditë më parë

    “The Kin family eats about six dozen eggs a week” My people

  • Gwendolyne Jackson
    Gwendolyne Jackson8 ditë më parë

    Im so glad that your company does all this testing of different types of foods… so we know the truth about what really happens behind the scenes. Horrible how companies dont care! Is all about the money!!

  • Andree Simoneau
    Andree Simoneau8 ditë më parë

    Industry standards is not enough.

  • Andree Simoneau
    Andree Simoneau8 ditë më parë

    It’s. Or all about cost. I bye humanely raised egss

  • Saeed Khan
    Saeed Khan8 ditë më parë


  • Win Pagan
    Win Pagan8 ditë më parë

    The fact they keep the journalists out speaks volumes. They're scumbags, plain and simple.

  • jamon falin
    jamon falin8 ditë më parë

    all eggs are loaded with bad cholesterol there are good ones.

  • Ruby Collins
    Ruby Collins9 ditë më parë

    Should have tested them for hormones and antibiotics instead of nutrition

    TRU MAN9 ditë më parë

    I worked at Greyridge for a couple days. It's a sweatshop.

  • Guy G
    Guy G9 ditë më parë

    This appears to be a very poorly designed study and I would not trust this as conclusive or base any decisions on the findings. You need a scientific study design not a news driven one. Some of the issues: Time of year. Factory eggs may have a relatively flat nutrition profile seasonally while eggs from chickens exposed to insect and fresh vegetation in warmer months may be much more nutritious. One might expect winter eggs to be most equivalent across production methods. This should be repeated at several different times of year. Minerals were not mentioned Other micronutrients are not mentioned Inflammation agents, hormones and other potential negative components are not mentioned . And perhaps most importantly flavor and taste are not discussed. I know personally that homegrown and some free run eggs are much better tasting than factory eggs. This is of course subjective, but if a significant number of people are found to prefer non factory eggs in a properly designed and blinded study, that would influence my buying decisions, at least to try a different type of egg.

  • Herr Unsinn
    Herr Unsinn9 ditë më parë

    This was most definitely a Canadian production. Every time the host says "out", she pronounces it as "oot". As Seinfeld would say, "Not that there's anything wrong with that." Hee hee 😅 😂 🤣

  • Richie Vegas

    Richie Vegas

    8 ditë më parë

    its as bad when i say about sir.

  • adriaNotfun
    adriaNotfun9 ditë më parë

    I think just the humane part of how the chicken is raised is worth the price. the eggs should also get tested for pesticides and chemicals.

  • Maharena Gebreslasie
    Maharena Gebreslasie9 ditë më parë

    There is no way to be same , I love eggs and I tried a lot of them they even taste the same , the cheapest is not even close to organic .

  • Robert Kattner
    Robert Kattner9 ditë më parë

    The best are sardines. One can a day keeps the doctor away.

  • ric quon
    ric quon9 ditë më parë


  • Nhatty
    Nhatty9 ditë më parë

    Vitamin a d and e is basic. You didnt meausre other important vitamins and most importantly minerals.

  • Francine Clave
    Francine Clave9 ditë më parë

    I buy eggs from farmers who are HUMANE to their chickens! I look for “certified humane”... And remember “You are what you ate, ate too.”

  • Govani jo
    Govani jo9 ditë më parë

    Completely wrong info

  • Karyn
    Karyn9 ditë më parë

    The price reflects the production costs. Organic eggs of free range chickens will be more expensive to produce (more space, less chickens crammed together, better quality of food, etc). I'm still convinced organics eggs are overall better because the hens will be in a better, stress free environment and will have access to better food. I pay more because I want to make sure the chickens are treated well and are healthy.

  • Beata W
    Beata W9 ditë më parë

    These egg prices are outrageous. At the Amish farm you get 3 doz for $5.00.

  • David Ron Linnik
    David Ron Linnik10 ditë më parë

    They can run anywhere they wanna go 🤣, are confined in a warehouse

  • Rick Valley
    Rick Valley10 ditë më parë

    You can taste good nutrition, like they say. The best eggs I have ever tasted were when I was managing a 40 bird flock, which included at least 3 roosters (who do help the hens with foraging!) I learned to sprout the whole grains and seeds rather than mill them. BUT I fully believe that big producer eggs don't vary all that much. "Free Range" covers a rather "large range" of possible conditions, and the birds can provide many services other than just eggs, like reducing codling moth in an orchard. Once you've watched a hen teach her chicks to forage and learn some of chicken calls ("language") you'll never think of chickens the same.

  • Vinish
    Vinish10 ditë më parë

    this video was brought to you by big egg

  • Vinish
    Vinish10 ditë më parë

    8$ a dozen 🤭

  • Kommentiere därfi
    Kommentiere därfi10 ditë më parë

    As long as they fry, I'm in

  • K T
    K T10 ditë më parë

    The problem with organic is the regulating, whose checking, is it just a label? Probably like everything, not regulated, government not doing its job. Maybe eggs can be regulated better than veggies. CAN SOMEONE ANSWER WHY EGGS HAVE NO TASTE, ANYMORE, IVE EVEN SPENT $10 to find taste , and all the reasons, there's no difference that I can tell, I've tried every brand, none are any good. What is the Expense difference? 🇨🇦✨ I agree in humane treatment,

  • Jamie Thomas
    Jamie Thomas10 ditë më parë


  • M Morissette
    M Morissette10 ditë më parë

    Very disappointed with this report. The report focuses on price. This is the major problem which led to our current situation with the planet. Cheap is always at the expense of humans, animals, the environment. By encouraging people to buy for cheap, they promote farmers to continue to manage their production at the expense of the animals. Even if organic eggs are not much more nutritious as commercial eggs, at least by buying organic eggs, we are telling farmers that you do not accept animals to be treated in such a way to reduce costs.

  • C M
    C M10 ditë më parë

    Organic eggs taste WAY better.

    DID YOU SEE THAT11 ditë më parë

    So where to get Beth's eggs? Tried couldn't catch the name they sell under.

  • Beata Zikanova
    Beata Zikanova11 ditë më parë

    Amazing cheap eggs in biodegradable cartons Organic in plastic crazy.

  • Marian King
    Marian King11 ditë më parë

    The reason l buy free range is for the health and welfare of the hens 🐣

  • Raghav sehgal
    Raghav sehgal11 ditë më parë

    You should compare chemical levels in both categories.

  • Archer Mercantile
    Archer Mercantile11 ditë më parë

    wondering if fertile eggs are different, I hope you can follow up and complete the entire egg mystery for good. Thanks

  • Gurkal Mustafa
    Gurkal Mustafa11 ditë më parë

    Chickens are brave.

  • cezary zbikowski
    cezary zbikowski11 ditë më parë

    All eggs are organic!... and natural! Everything is natural even stones and being organic doesn't mean is good to eat.. Petro oil is organic!...These two words have become tools of biggest comercial scums!

  • Octavus5
    Octavus511 ditë më parë

    Did you test for pesticides and poisons? Probably not. You just compared the "major" nutrients, which the industrialized makers are aware of and enhance through supplements.

  • So interesting !
    So interesting !11 ditë më parë

    It would be good to also know whether there is a difference in the amount of drugs (ie., antibiotics) found in the eggs of these different types of hens. Similar to what occurs with humans, a certain amount of the drugs administered to hens will be transmitted to their offspring and consequently consumed by us.

  • lyndon
    lyndon11 ditë më parë

    It’s a living thing before it’s on my plate I’d bye the higher price just to think that the were having a good days before that one bad day

  • Haweater
    Haweater11 ditë më parë

    As a farmer in Ontario familiar with the food system here, the organic farm shown looks very much a "non-quota" operation.

  • Alexia Hart
    Alexia Hart12 ditë më parë

    Now test for harmful chemicals !!!

  • Y2K Savior
    Y2K Savior12 ditë më parë

    Nah, I just buy free range for the chickens. Also with say organic... yes they may have similar vitamins. But what about chemicals?

  • B T
    B T12 ditë më parë

    My eggs are nutritious...

  • Matt Therrien
    Matt Therrien12 ditë më parë

    At the end of the day the healthiest egg is boiled, poached or microwaved with no oil or butter.

  • Os ca
    Os ca12 ditë më parë

    It is not about the price. It is about your moral and choosing non-plastic packaging. And don't eat fish just because of omega 3. Fish don't produce omega 3. Seaweed produce omega 3 which in turn gets in the fish body. Watch SEASPIRACY on netflix.

  • Roman Rub
    Roman Rub12 ditë më parë

    15 min of Blah blah blah. Completely missing the point of organic. Its like saying lets compare electric vehicles to gas vehicles and then designing test that compares how many wheels does it have, how bright are the headlights and quality of the sound system. Conclusion they are about the same only electric is 50% more expensive. Today's journalism imitates critical analysis and paints meaningless reality to its consumers. My favorite is asking lay people for their opinions, why should I care what they say? As Winston Churchill said, the best argument against democracy is a 5 minute conversation with an average voter.

  • O O
    O O12 ditë më parë

    So Canadians take better care of their chickens than Biden does his taxpayers!

  • Mohammad Hussain
    Mohammad Hussain12 ditë më parë

    Fresh nuture eggs drink better for coronavirus strong healthy

  • chio saephanh
    chio saephanh12 ditë më parë

    Support the local and small farm

  • Mac B
    Mac B12 ditë më parë

    Aaah why didn't you do a blind taste test!!?

  • MAXIM, Holland Nederland, the Netherlands.
    MAXIM, Holland Nederland, the Netherlands.12 ditë më parë

    Get some chicken @ home 🙂

  • Vieux Acadian
    Vieux Acadian12 ditë më parë

    C'est canard .

  • hazel tate
    hazel tate12 ditë më parë

    Alot of big business n misinformation out there Heavy marketing efforts

  • robotron17
    robotron1712 ditë më parë

    Omegas are NOT healthy or essential. See Dr. Ray Peat PhD - biochemist since 1968.

  • BobRooney
    BobRooney12 ditë më parë

    ah, there is one huge part of this test that you missed. the flavor. deep orange yolks have much more flavor that those faded yellow yolks that you find in cheap no-name eggs. and no, organic eggs do not necessarily produce the orange yolks. those i think come from a specific types of chickens. the are preeminent in europe.

  • D.E.B. B
    D.E.B. B12 ditë më parë

    No organic eggs for me. I only eat metal eggs.

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  • Lenny Schneider
    Lenny Schneider12 ditë më parë

    Free range chicken eggs taste much better

  • Arch Stanton
    Arch Stanton13 ditë më parë

    I still think Cadburys cream eggs are the best, I've no idea what an inorganic egg is.

  • itsumadekokoni
    itsumadekokoni13 ditë më parë

    at 12:41 Humans make vitamin D by sun/UV light exposure and that's true for chickens and small farms let the chickens outside to get sun.

  • Some Internet Dude
    Some Internet Dude13 ditë më parë

    Vitamins are important in eggs and other foods according to government.... unless you are talking about COVID, then vitamins do not matter all of a sudden. Going outside, breathing fresh air, running around and getting sunlight is good for chickens, but not for people apparently.

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