The eggs -- which come in purple, pink, green or yellow, all with the stamped signatures of President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama -- "have again been crafted in the United States from Forest Stewardship Council-certified hardwood," the White House reports.
"The packaging has also been designed to minimize waste and environmental impact, helping to create a 'greener' Easter Egg and Easter Egg packaging," the White House said.
The annual White House Easter Egg Roll will be April 25.
Also from the White House:
Made from Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) -- certified paperboard.
SFI paperboard uses no wood fibers from controversial sources.
The printed carton is easily recyclable when collected and processed in a municipal or community Paperboard Recycling Program.
Features vegetable oil-based inks and a water-based coating.
The National Park Foundation (NPF) produces and sells the White House Easter Egg. The egg is given as a souvenir to all children 12 years and younger who attend the White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn, which is part of the National Park System.
Anyone can view and purchase the souvenir egg online via the National Park Foundation website at: easter.nationalparks.org/. You are also able to purchase the souvenir eggs by calling 866-401-5079.
The 2011 Easter Egg Roll will take place on Monday, April 25th. The White House Easter Egg Roll is focused on promoting health and wellness with the theme, "Get Up and Go!"
All of the activities will encourage children to lead healthy and active lives, which is a central part of the First Lady's 'Let's Move!' initiative, a national campaign to combat childhood obesity.