TITLE 8: AGRICULTURE AND ANIMALS
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
SUBCHAPTER b: ANIMALS AND ANIMAL PRODUCTS (EXCEPT MEAT AND POULTRY INSPECTION ACT REGULATIONS)
PART 65 EGG AND EGG PRODUCTS ACT
SECTION 65.90 HOLDING TEMPERATURE


 

Section 65.90 Holding Temperature

 

a) From the point of candling and grading (including transportation), all eggs designated for human consumption shall be held at a temperature not to exceed 45 F. ambient temperature after processing until they reach the retailer.

 

b) All shell eggs shall be kept from freezing.

 

c) Nest run eggs shall be held at 60 F. or less at all times, including during transportation.

 

(Source: Amended at 21 Ill. Reg. 900, effective January 1, 1997)