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Title 7Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter CPart 56


TITLE 7—Agriculture

Subtitle B—REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (CONTINUED)

CHAPTER I—AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE (STANDARDS, INSPECTIONS, MARKETING PRACTICES), DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (CONTINUED)

SUBCHAPTER C—REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS UNDER THE AGRICULTURAL MARKETING ACT OF 1946 AND THE EGG PRODUCTS INSPECTION ACT (CONTINUED)

PART 56—VOLUNTARY GRADING OF SHELL EGGS

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Subpart A—GRADING OF SHELL EGGS

Definitions

§56.1
Meaning of words and terms defined.
§56.2
Designation of official certificates, memoranda, marks, other identifications, and devices for purposes of the Agricultural Marketing Act.

General

§56.3
Administration.
§56.4
Basis of grading service.
§56.5
Accessibility of product.
§56.6
Supervision.
§56.7
Nondiscrimination.
§56.8
Other applicable regulations.
§56.9
OMB control number.

Licensed and Authorized Graders

§56.10
Who may be licensed and authorized.
§56.11
Financial interest of graders.
§56.12
Suspension of license; revocation.
§56.13
Cancellation of license.
§56.14
Surrender of license.
§56.15
Political activity.
§56.16
Identification.
§56.17
Equipment and facilities for graders.
§56.18
Schedule of operation of official plants.
§56.19
Prerequisites to grading.

Application for Grading Service

§56.20
Who may obtain grading service.
§56.21
How application for service may be made; conditions of service.
§56.22
Filing of application.
§56.23
Form of application.
§56.24
Rejection of application.
§56.25
Withdrawal of Application.
§56.26
Authority of applicant.
§56.27
Order of service.
§56.28
Types of service.
§56.29
Suspension or withdrawal of plant approval for correctable cause.
§56.30
Application for grading service in official plants; approval.

Reports

§56.31
Report of grading work.
§56.32
Information to be furnished to graders.
§56.33
Report of violations.

Identifying and Marking Products

§56.35
Authority to use, and approval of official identification.
§56.36
Form of grademark and information required.
§56.37
Lot marking of officially identified shell eggs.
§56.38
Retention authorities.

Prerequisites to Packaging Shell Eggs Identified With Grademarks

§56.39
Quality assurance inspector required.
§56.40
Grading requirements of shell eggs identified with grademarks.
§56.41
Check grading officially identified product.
§§56.42-56.43
[Reserved]

Fees and Charges

§56.45
Payment of fees and charges.
§56.46
Charges for service on an unscheduled basis.
§56.47
Fees for appeal grading or review of a grader's decision.
§56.49
Travel expenses and other charges.
§56.52
Charges for services on a scheduled basis.
§56.53
Fees or charges for grading service performed under cooperative agreement.
§56.54
[Reserved]

Grading Certificates

§56.55
Forms.
§56.56
Issuance.
§56.57
Disposition.
§56.58
Advance information.

Appeal of a Grading or Decision

§56.60
Who may request an appeal grading or review of a grader's decision.
§56.61
Where to file an appeal.
§56.62
How to file an appeal.
§56.63
When an application for an appeal grading may be refused.
§56.64
Who shall perform the appeal.
§56.65
Procedures for appeal gradings.
§56.66
Appeal grading certificates.

Denial of Service

§56.68
Debarment.
§56.69
Misrepresentation, deceptive, or fraudulent act or practice.
§56.70
Use of facsimile forms.
§56.71
Willful violation of the regulations.
§56.72
Interfering with a grader or employee of the AMS.
§56.73
Misleading labeling.
§56.74
Miscellaneous.

Facility Requirements

§56.75
Applicability of facility and operating requirements.
§56.76
Minimum facility and operating requirements for shell egg grading and packing plants.
§56.77
Health and hygiene of personnel.

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