583.022 Refrigeration of eggs for sale or processing; temperature requirements.—All egg handlers shall refrigerate eggs after packaging for the ultimate consumer. Eggs shall be maintained under refrigeration from the initial time of refrigeration until sold at retail or until used by any commercial establishment or public institution. Temperature for storage and transportation of eggs shall be no greater than 45 °F. ambient, to ensure the safety and wholesomeness of the eggs in accordance with federal and state health standards.
History.—s. 1, ch. 71-3; s. 3, ch. 84-102; s. 30, ch. 92-180.