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TITLE 9—Animals and Animal Products

CHAPTER III—FOOD SAFETY AND INSPECTION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

SUBCHAPTER I—EGG PRODUCTS INSPECTION

PART 590—INSPECTION OF EGGS AND EGG PRODUCTS (EGG PRODUCTS INSPECTION ACT)

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Definitions

§590.1
Meaning of words.
§590.5
Terms defined.

Administration

§590.10
Authority.
§590.13
Federal and State cooperation.
§590.17
Nondiscrimination.
§590.18
OMB control numbers assigned pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act.

Scope of Inspection

§590.20
Inspection in accordance with methods prescribed or approved.
§590.22
Basis of service.
§590.24
Egg products plants requiring continuous inspection.
§590.26
Egg products entering or prepared in official plants.
§590.28
Other inspections.

Relation to Other Authorities

§590.30
At official plants.
§590.35
Eggs and egg products outside official plants.

Eggs and Egg Products Not Intended for Human Food

§590.40
Continuous inspection not provided.
§590.45
Prohibition on eggs and egg products not intended for use as human food.

Refrigeration of Shell Eggs

§590.50
Temperature and labeling requirements.

Exemptions

§590.100
Specific exemptions.
§590.105
Suspension or termination of exemptions.

Performance of Service

§590.110
Licensed inspectors.
§590.112
Suspension of license or authority; revocation.
§590.114
Surrender of license.
§590.116
Activities of inspectors.
§590.118
Identification.
§590.119
Political activity.
§590.120
Financial interest of inspectors.
§590.122
Time of inspection.
§590.124
Schedule of operation of official plants.
§590.126
Overtime inspection service.
§590.128
Holiday inspection service.
§590.130
Basis of billing plants.
§590.132
Access to plants.
§590.134
Accessibility of product and cooler rooms.
§590.136
Facilities and equipment to be furnished by official plants for use of inspectors in performing service.

Application for Service

§590.140
How application shall be made.
§590.142
Filing of application.
§590.144
Authority of applicant.
§590.146
Application for continuous inspection in official plants; approval.
§590.148
Order of service.

Inauguration of Service

§590.150
Official plant numbers.
§590.155
Inauguration of service.

Denial of Service

§590.160
Refusal, suspension, or withdrawal of service.
§590.161
Termination of plant approval.

Records and Related Requirements for Eggs and Egg Products Handlers and Related Industries

§590.200
Records and related requirements.
§590.220
Information and assistance to be furnished to inspectors.

Administrative Detention

§590.240
Detaining product.

Appeal of an Inspection or Decision

§590.300
Who may request an appeal inspection or review of an inspector's decision.
§590.310
Where to file an appeal.
§590.320
How to file an appeal.
§590.330
When an application for an appeal inspection may be refused.
§590.340
Who shall perform the appeal.
§590.350
Procedures for selecting appeal samples.
§590.360
Appeal inspection certificates.
§590.370
Cost of appeals.

Certificates

§590.400
Form of certificates.
§590.402
Egg products inspection certificates.
§590.404
Erasures or alterations made on official certificates.
§590.406
Disposition of official certificates.

Identifying and Marking Product

§590.410
Shell eggs and egg products required to be labeled.
§590.411
Requirement of formulas and approval of labels for use in official egg products plants.
§590.412
Form of official identification symbol and inspection mark.
§590.414
Products bearing the official inspection mark.
§590.415
Use of other official identification.
§590.417
Unauthorized use or disposition of approved labels.
§590.418
Supervision of marking and packaging.
§590.419
Reuse of containers bearing official identification prohibited.

Inspection, Reinspection, Condemnation, and Retention

§590.420
Inspection.
§590.422
Condemnation.
§590.424
Reinspection.
§590.426
Retention.

Entry of Material Into Official Egg Products Plants

§590.430
Limitation on entry of material.
§590.435
Wholesomeness and approval of materials.
§590.440
Processing ova.

Sanitary, Processing, and Facility Requirements

§590.500
Plant requirements.
§590.502
Equipment and utensils; PCB-containing equipment.
§590.504
General operating procedures.
§590.506
Candling and transfer-room facilities and equipment.
§590.508
Candling and transfer-room operations.
§590.510
Classifications of shell eggs used in the processing of egg products.
§590.515
Egg cleaning operations.
§590.516
Sanitizing and drying of shell eggs prior to breaking.
§590.520
Breaking room facilities.
§590.522
Breaking room operations.
§590.530
Liquid egg cooling.
§590.532
Liquid egg holding.
§590.534
Freezing facilities.
§590.536
Freezing operations.
§590.538
Defrosting facilities.
§590.539
Defrosting operations.
§590.540
Spray process drying facilities.
§590.542
Spray process drying operations.
§590.544
Spray process powder; definitions and requirements.
§590.546
Albumen flake process drying facilities.
§590.547
Albumen flake process drying operations.
§590.548
Drying, blending, packaging, and heat treatment rooms and facilities.
§590.549
Dried egg storage.
§590.550
Washing and sanitizing room or area facilities.
§590.552
Cleaning and sanitizing requirements.
§590.560
Health and hygiene of personnel.
§590.570
Pasteurization of liquid eggs.
§590.575
Heat treatment of dried whites.

Laboratory

§590.580
Laboratory tests and analyses.

Exempted Egg Products Plants

§590.600
Application for exemption.
§590.610
Criteria for exemption.
§590.620
Authority of applicant.
§590.630
Filing of application.
§590.640
Application for exemption; approval.
§590.650
Exempted plant registration number.
§590.660
Inspection of exempted plants.
§590.670
Termination of exemption.
§590.680
Approval of labeling for egg products processed in exempted egg products processing plants.

Identification of Restricted Eggs or Egg Products Not Intended for Human Consumption

§590.800
Identification of restricted eggs.
§590.840
Identification of inedible, unwholesome, or adulterated egg products.
§590.860
Identification wording.

Imports

§590.900
Requirements for importation of egg products or restricted eggs into the United States.
§590.905
Importation of restricted eggs or eggs containing more restricted eggs than permitted in the official standards for U.S. Consumer Grade B.
§590.910
Eligibility of foreign countries for importation of egg products into the United States.
§590.915
Foreign inspection certification required.
§590.920
Importer to make application for inspection of imported eggs and egg products.
§590.925
Inspection of imported egg products.
§590.930
Imported egg products; retention in customs custody; delivery under bond; movement prior to inspection; sealing; handling; facilities, and assistance.
§590.935
Means of conveyance and equipment used in handling egg products to be maintained in sanitary condition.
§590.940
Marking of egg products offered for importation.
§590.945
Foreign egg products offered for importation; reporting of findings to customs; handling of products refused entry.
§590.950
Labeling of containers of eggs or egg products for importation.
§590.955
Labeling of shipping containers of eggs or egg products for importation.
§590.956
Relabeling of imported egg products.
§590.960
Small importations for consignee's personal use, display, or laboratory analysis.
§590.965
Returned U.S. inspected and marked products; not importations.
§590.970
Charges for storage, cartage, and labor with respect to products imported contrary to the Act.


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