2010 Tennessee Code
Title 53 - Food, Drugs And Cosmetics
Chapter 2 - Tennessee Egg Law
53-2-103 - Sale of inedible or adulterated eggs for human consumption prohibited Denaturing and marking required.

53-2-103. Sale of inedible or adulterated eggs for human consumption prohibited Denaturing and marking required.

(a)  No person shall sell, offer, or expose for sale, or have in the person's possession for sale, eggs for human consumption that are adulterated or inedible.

(b)  Any and all inedible eggs shipped, transported, or carried in or within the state shall be denatured so as to eliminate any and all possibilities of the eggs or egg products from being used for human consumption.

(c)  All eggs or egg products in the state shall be considered as being edible, unless the container or case is classified or marked as being inedible and all invoices, bills of sale, or bills of lading shall likewise substantiate and confirm that marking or classification.

[Acts 1951, ch. 124, § 3 (Williams, § 6579.31); 1959, ch. 117, § 1; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 52-203.]  

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