Are foods that contain raw eggs, such as eggnog and homemade mayonnaise, safe to eat?

Commercial eggnog is pasteurized, so technically, the eggs are not raw. If you’re making your own eggnog, you’ll find that most recipes give instructions for heating enough to kill the bacteria.
For other recipes that call for raw eggs, cooks should substitute pasteurized eggs (powder, liquid, etc.). Incidentally, according to the USDA, liquid pasteurized eggs and egg substitutes are good for 10 days before opening, 3 days after opening, before losing quality.

Susan Brewer, Ph.D., University of Illinois, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition

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