(1)(a) To sell shell eggs and egg products, to offer to sell shell eggs or egg products,
or to transport shell eggs or egg products for sale within the state:
(I) A farm owner or operator must obtain a certificate that the shell eggs or egg
products are produced in compliance with this part 2 from the commissioner;
(II) A business owner or operator must obtain a copy of the certificate issued under
subsection (1)(a)(I) of this section from a farm owner or operator that the shell
eggs or egg products comply with this part 2. The business owner or operator shall retain the copy and provide the copy to the
commissioner upon request.
(b) The commissioner shall certify shell eggs and egg products as compliant with this
part 2 if:
(I) The enclosures for the egg-laying hens are inspected in accordance with the rules
promulgated under section 35-21-207(2); or
(II) The commissioner determines the shell eggs and egg products are accompanied with
documentation proving the enclosures for the egg-laying hens have undergone government
or private inspection and process verification services described in section 35-21-207(3).
(2) The certification issued under this section expires at the end of the calendar
(3)(a) This section applies to the sale of, an offer to sell, or the transportation
of shell eggs and egg products for sale within the state occurring on or after January
(b) This subsection (3) is repealed, effective January 1, 2025.
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