November 13, 2017
An FDA rule implemented in 2010 to enhance egg safety by requiring measures to prevent the bacterium Salmonella Enteritidis (SE) from contaminating eggs on the farm and reduce further growth during storage and transportation. On farms of 3000 hens or more, the Egg Safety Rule requires farms take certain preventive steps while producing eggs on the farm and mandates refrigeration during storage and transportation.
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