(410 ILCS 615/16) (from Ch. 56 1/2, par. 55-16)
    Sec. 16. Effective November 1, 1975, no person shall engage in the business of removing eggs from their shells, in the manufacture of or preparation of frozen, liquid, desiccated or any other forms of whole eggs, yolks, whites or any mixture of yolks and whites for food purposes, with or without the addition of any other wholesome ingredients, without first obtaining an Egg Breaker's License from the Department. The Department shall inspect the establishment and the equipment to be used in the egg breaking establishment and shall also ascertain if the establishment complies in method, equipment and the rules and regulations in regard to sanitation, which shall from time to time be established by the Department to govern these establishments. If, after such inspection, it appears that such establishment complies with the provisions of the rules and regulations in regard to sanitation governing egg breaking establishments, the Department shall issue an Egg Breaker's License to the establishment, upon payment of the required fee. Beginning on November 1, 2010, the license year shall begin on November 1 and expire on June 30, 2011. Thereafter, the license year shall begin on July 1 of each year, and all licenses shall expire on June 30 of the following year. The license fee shall be $200 for a year or fraction thereof.
    All liquid, frozen or dried egg products sold or offered for sale shall be processed under continuous supervision of an inspector of the Department or the United States Department of Agriculture in an Official Plant as specified in the Egg Products Inspection Act.
(Source: P.A. 96-1310, eff. 7-27-10.)