2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 4 - AGRICULTURE AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS
Section 4:3-11.15 - Temperature and humidity for keeping eggs; clean packaging; sanitary regulations; applicability of other laws

4:3-11.15. Temperature and humidity for keeping eggs; clean packaging; sanitary regulations; applicability of other laws

(a) Any person assembling, transporting, marketing, or processing eggs for marketing shall keep the eggs at a temperature not higher than 60 degrees Fahrenheit and in a relative humidity of not less than 70%. In addition, any container, including the packaging material therein or associated therewith, shall be clean, unbroken, and free from foreign odor.

(b) The State board shall promulgate rules and regulations, providing for the keeping, processing, transporting, and sale of eggs under sanitary conditions.

(c) Nothing in this act or in any rules or regulations of the State board shall be construed to exempt any persons or premises from the application thereto of any laws otherwise applicable and relating to the operation of establishments or facilities for the storing, transporting, sale, distribution, preparation, or serving of food.

L.1965, c. 94, s. 6, eff. Jan. 1, 1966.

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