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Guidance for Retailers on Purchasing and Selling Eggs other than Hen Eggs in Retail Premises, e.g. Duck, Quail, Goose Eggs

Thursday, 17 December 2015

Eggs other than hen eggs are not subject to marketing standards legislation. However, they are subject to general labelling and food hygiene requirements

The correct sourcing, handling, storage and labelling of eggs can minimise food safety issues and help to ensure
egg quality and freshness.

This information is intended to assist retailers in complying with legislative requirements and to provide
guidance on best practice for sourcing, handling, storing and labelling eggs.

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