Standard 4.2.5 Primary Production and Processing Standard for Eggs and Egg Product - Tasmania

Service summary

You may be required to comply with this standard if you are involved in commercial egg production.

This standard prescribes best practices for the safe production of eggs for human consumption and aims to minimise the risk of foodborne illness outbreaks in relation to eggs or egg products, particularly cracked and dirty eggs which have been a key cause of contamination.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Biosecurity Tasmania
Food Safety Branch

Act(s) name

Primary Produce Safety Act 2011 (Tasmania)

Regulation(s) name

Primary Produce Safety (Egg) Regulations 2014 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries, Food Safety Program - Eggs
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Biosecurity Tasmania
Food Safety Branch


Mailing address:
PO BOX 46
Kings Meadows, Tasmania 7249

Phone:

1300 368 550

Phone:

03 6777 2174

Fax:

03 6343 2833
Egg.Enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

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