(a) A container in which eggs for human consumption are offered for retail or wholesale
must be legibly labeled with a statement showing:
(1) the size and grade of the eggs in the container;
(2) the address, including the city and state, and the license number of the person
who graded and sized the eggs; and
(3) if the eggs were sized and graded at an address other than that provided under
Subdivision (2) of this subsection:
(A) the address at which the eggs were sized and graded; or
(B) a department approved code.
(b) Statements on the egg container must be in accordance with the rules of the department.
(c) A container required to be labeled under Subsection (a) of this section may not
be deceptively labeled, advertised, or invoiced.
(d) If the department determines that an emergency exists that prevents or hinders
labeling as provided by this section, the department may allow eggs to be labeled
in another manner that includes the address and license number of a licensee and the
size and grade of the eggs.
(e) The department may provide for the repacking, downgrading, or both repacking and
downgrading of eggs by a retailer.
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