REQUIREMENTS FOR SHELL EGGS SOLD

AT FARMERS MARKETS

(1) Eggs must be clean and sound shelled (cracked eggs removed).

(2) Dealer must be licensed by Egg Board and present license upon request. (application available on web site)

(3) Eggs must be held under refrigeration at an ambient temperature of no greater than 45 degrees Fahrenheit.

(4) Used egg cartons may be used ONLY if relabeled with name and address of supplier of eggs.

(5) Pack date and expiration date must appear on each carton. Expiration date is 30 days from date of pack.

Contact your local Health Department for any additional requirements.

REMEMBER: Shell eggs are an animal protein product, a potentially hazardous food, and require time and temperature control.

For further information, review Rules and Regulations of the Indiana State Egg Board (available on web site) or contact the Indiana State Egg Board at 765-494-8510.

 

website: www.ansc.purdue.edu/ISEB