FDA Eases Egg Packaging, Labeling Requirements For Grocery Stores

By Kelly Lienhard / April 3, 2020 at 2:59 PM
Due to increased consumer demand for eggs during the COVID-19 national emergency, FDA will allow grocery stores to sell eggs in unlabeled flats and cartons that are typically sold to restaurants and bakeries, the agency announced through a temporary guidance on Friday (April 3). Under normal circumstances, FDA requires grocery stories to sell eggs adhering to specific packaging and labeling requirements, but those have been selling out quickly at grocery stores. For the duration of the COVID-19 national emergency, FDA...

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