Pasteurized Liquid Eggs (Download Risk Assessment)

RISK ASSESSMENT FOR MOVEMENT

The risk assessment for moving pasteurized liquid egg is negligible.

OVERVIEW

Liquid eggs pasteurized at the farm of origin or in a processing plant or other cooked or pasteurized eggs do not contain live avian influenza virus, represent negligible risk, and can move into market channels, provided that the permit requirements below have been met. USDA FSIS inspected pasteurized or precooked egg products produced within the Control Area may move within or out of the Control Area by permit.

REQUIRED FOR PERMIT
  • Traceability information (premises ID, global positioning system [GPS] coordinates, or other)
  • Normal flock production parameters
  • Truck and driver biosecurity
TRUCK & DRIVER BIOSECURITY DETAILS
  • The cargo interior and exterior of the transport vehicle must be cleaned and disinfected
  • The driver should remain inside the cab of the vehicle. If the driver gets out of the vehicle, the cab interior must be cleaned and disinfected, and the driver must wear protective clothing, such as disposable boots and gloves, and remove them before getting back in the cab.
  • The tires and wheel wells must also be cleaned and disinfected before leaving the premises within the Control Area 
EXAMPLE PERMITTING TIMELINE FOR PASTEURIZED LIQUID EGGS

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