Labelling Requirements for Shell Egg Products
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Box

A container made to contain 15 dozen eggs [ER, 2].

Carton

A container that is capable of being closed and that is made to contain no more than 30 eggs in separate compartments [ER, 2].

Case

A container made to contain 30 dozen eggs [ER, 2].

Container

Any case, box, tray with an overwrap, carton, or other receptacle made to contain eggs [2(1), ER].

Egg

An egg of the domestic hen [ER, 2].

Tray

A container, other than a carton, that is made to contain no more than 30 eggs in separate compartments [ER, 2].

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