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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE XV REGULATION OF TRADE
  • CHAPTER 94 INSPECTION AND SALE OF FOOD, DRUGS AND VARIOUS ARTICLES
  • Section 92A Sale of decayed or decomposed eggs; regulations; penalty

Section 92A. No person shall sell or offer or expose for sale for food purposes, or have in possession with intent to sell for such purposes, eggs which, either before or after removal from the shell, are wholly or partly decayed or decomposed, eggs in the fluid state, any part of which is wholly or partly decayed or decomposed, eggs, in the fluid state or otherwise, which are mixed with parts of eggs derived from eggs which are wholly or partly decayed or decomposed, or frozen masses of broken eggs, if the mass contains eggs wholly or partly decayed or decomposed, or which are mixed with parts of eggs taken from eggs which were wholly or partly decayed or decomposed; nor shall any person use in the preparation of food products eggs which are wholly or partly decayed or decomposed, or deliver or sell such eggs in or at any establishment where food products are prepared or manufactured, or purchase or accept the same in or at any such establishment for use in the preparation of food products; but nothing in this section shall prohibit the purchase, sale or possession for other than food purposes of such eggs. The department of public health shall enforce this section. Violation of any provision of this section shall be punished by a fine of not less than ten nor more than one thousand dollars, or by imprisonment for not less than three months, or both.