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


You must 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 is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Primary Produce Safety Act 2011 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Primary Produce Safety (Egg) Regulations 2014 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Biosecurity Tasmania

Food Safety Branch

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Food Safety Program - Eggs

Food Safety Branch

Biosecurity Tasmania

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Mailing address: PO BOX 46
Kings Meadows, Tasmania 7249
Phone: 03 6777 2174
Phone: 1300 368 550
Fax: 03 6343 2833