2010 Tennessee Code
Title 53 - Food, Drugs And Cosmetics
Chapter 2 - Tennessee Egg Law
53-2-107 - License required to deal in eggs Exceptions.

53-2-107. License required to deal in eggs Exceptions.

No person shall buy, sell, trade, traffic or process eggs in this state without first having made application for and obtained a license as required by this chapter, with the following exceptions:

     (1)  Persons handling eggs that have been candled for retail sale only and having and using proper storage facilities;

     (2)  Those who sell only eggs produced by their own flocks;

     (3)  Hatcheries that purchase eggs to be used exclusively for hatching purposes;

     (4)  Hotels, restaurants, and other public eating places where all eggs purchased are served in the establishment;

     (5)  Bakeries, confectioneries, and ice cream manufacturers purchasing eggs for use and used only in the manufacture of their products;

     (6)  Agents employed and carried on the payroll on a salary basis by licensed wholesalers or distributors; and

     (7)  A consumer buying eggs for the consumer's own consumption.

[Acts 1951, ch. 124, § 7 (Williams, § 6579.35); 1955, ch. 9, § 1; 1981, ch. 322, §§ 6, 7; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 52-207.]  

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