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Title 7Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter CPart 57Subpart A → Subject Group

Title 7: Agriculture
Subpart A—Provisions Governing the Inspection of Eggs

Scope of Inspection

§57.20   Inspection in accordance with methods prescribed or approved.

Inspection of eggs shall be rendered pursuant to these regulations and under such conditions and in accordance with such methods as may be prescribed or approved by the Administrator.

[63 FR 69968, 69970, Dec. 17, 1998]

§57.22   Basis of service.

This part provides for inspection services pursuant to the Egg Products Inspection Act, as amended. Eggs shall be inspected in accordance with such standards, methods, and instructions as may be issued or approved by the Administrator. Inspection services shall be subject to supervision at all times by the applicable Federal-State supervisor, staff officer, regulatory officer, regional director, and national supervisor.

[69 FR 57166, Sept. 24, 2004]

§57.28   Inspections.

(a) Periodic inspections shall be made of business premises, facilities, inventories, operations, transport vehicles, and records of egg handlers, and the records of all persons engaged in the business of transporting, shipping, or receiving any eggs. In the case of shell egg packers packing eggs for the ultimate consumer, such inspections shall be made a minimum of once each calendar quarter. Hatcheries are to be inspected a minimum of once each fiscal year.

(2) [Reserved]

(b) Inspections shall be made of imported eggs as required in this part.

[63 FR 69968, 69970, Dec. 17, 1998, as amended at 69 FR 57166, Sept. 24, 2004]

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