Chapter 69.25 RCW

WASHINGTON WHOLESOME EGGS AND EGG PRODUCTS ACT

Sections
Legislative finding.
Definitions.
PurposeCertain federal rules adopted by referenceHearing, notice by directorAdoption of rules by director.
Application of administrative procedure act.
Egg handler's or dealer's license and numberBranch licenseApplication, fee, posting required, procedure.
Egg handler's or dealer's licenseLate renewal fee.
Egg handler's or dealer's licenseRenewal applicationsEgg and egg products provided in intrastate commerce produced by commercial egg layer operationsProof.
Egg handler's or dealer's licenseDenial, suspension, revocation, or conditional issuance.
Continuous inspection at processing plantsExemptionsCondemnation and destruction of adulterated eggs and egg productsReprocessingAppealInspections of egg handlers.
Sanitary operation of official plantsInspection refused if requirements not met.
Egg productsPasteurizationLabeling requirementsFalse or misleading labels or containersDirector may order use of withheldHearing, determination, and appeal.
Eggs or egg productsIn-state productionAssociated commercial egg layer operation compliance with applicable standards.
Commercial egg layer operationsRequirements.
Prohibited acts and practices.
Director to cooperate with other agenciesMay conduct examinations.
Eggs or egg products not intended for use as human foodIdentification or denaturing required.
Records required, access to and copying of.
PenaltiesLiability of employerDefense.
Interference with person performing official duties.
Notice of violationMay take place of prosecution.
Exemptions permitted by rule of director.
Limiting entry of eggs and egg products into official plants.
Embargo of eggs or egg products in violation of this chapterTime limitRemoval of official marks.
EmbargoPetition for court order affirmingRemoval of embargo or destruction or correction and releaseCourt costs, fees, administrative expensesBond may be required.
EmbargoOrder affirming not required, when.
EmbargoConsolidation of petitions.
EmbargoSampling of article.
CondemnationRecovery of damages restricted.
AssessmentRate, applicability, time of paymentReportsContents, frequencyExemption.
AssessmentPrepayment by purchase of egg sealsPermit for printing seal on containers or labels.
AssessmentMonthly paymentAuditFailure to pay, penalty.
AssessmentUse of proceeds.
AssessmentExclusions.
Transfer of moneys in state egg account.
ContainersMarking requiredObliteration of previous markings required for reuseTemporary use of another handler's or dealer's permanent numberPenalty.
Records required, additionalSales to retailer or food serviceExceptionDefense to charged violationSale of eggs deteriorated due to storage timeRequirements for storage, display, or transportation.
Savings.
Chapter is cumulative and nonexclusive.
Short title.
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