Washed and Sanitized Shell Eggs (Download Risk Assessment)

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Washed and Sanitized Shell Eggs (to Premises without Poultry) Product Summary

Click here for updated permit guidance materials (Directly to Market) (May 2017)
Click here for updated permit guidance materials (Other Than Directly to Market) (May 2017)

RISK ASSESSMENT FOR MOVEMENT 

Washed and sanitized (in a 100-200 ppm chlorine solution) shell eggs originating from egg farms in an HPAI Control Area moving to a premises without poultry represent a negligible risk, provided that the permit guidance below has been met. Washed and sanitized shell eggs moving to a premises without poultry may move within or out of the Control Area by permit.

PERMIT Guidance for Movement of Washed and Sanitized Shell Eggs to Premises Without Poultry (Directly to Market)
  • Washed and sanitized shell eggs are moving from a premises that meets the criteria for a Monitored Premises designation and has a national premises identification number.
  • Truck & driver biosecurity is implemented.
  • Product-specific biosecurity is implemented.
  • Two RRT-PCR results are negative for HPAI (5-bird or 11-bird pool samples per 50 dead birds from each house on the premises) and a 2 day hold.
PERMIT Guidance for Movement of Washed and Sanitized Shell Eggs to Premises Without Poultry (Other Than Directly to Market)
  • Traceability information (premises ID, GPS coordinates, or other) is available.
  • Flock production parameters are normal.
  • Truck & driver biosecurity is implemented.
  • The RRT-PCR result is negative for HPAI (one 5-bird pool or 11-bird pool sample per 50 dead birds from each house on the premises).
Example Permitting Timeline for Washed and Sanitized Shell Eggs (to Premises without Poultry)

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Washed and Sanitized Shell Eggs (Moving to Premises With Poultry)

Click here for updated permit guidance materials (Directly to Market) (May 2017)

Click here for updated permit guidance materials (Other Than Directly to Market) (May 2017)

RISK ASSESSMENT FOR MOVEMENT

Washed and sanitized (in a 100-200 ppm chlorine solution) shell eggs originating from egg farms in an HPAI Control Area moving to a premises with poultry represent a low risk, provided that the permit guidance below has been met. Washed and sanitized shell eggs moving to a premises with poultry may move within or out of the Control Area by permit.

PERMIT Guidance for Movement of Washed and Sanitized Shell Eggs to Premises With Poultry (Directly to Market)
  • Washed and sanitized shell eggs are moving from a premises that meets the criteria for a Monitored Premises designation and has a national premises identification number.
  • Truck & driver biosecurity is implemented.
  • Product-specific biosecurity is implemented.
  • Two RRT-PCR results are negative for HPAI (5-bird or 11-bird pool samples per 50 dead birds from each house on the premises) and a 2 day hold.
PERMIT Guidance for Movement of Washed and Sanitized Shell Eggs to Premises With Poultry (Other than Directly to Market)
  • Traceability information (premises ID, GPS coordinates, or other) is available.
  • Flock production parameters are normal.
  • Truck & driver biosecurity is implemented.
  • Product-specific biosecurity is implemented.
  • The RRT-PCR result is negative for HPAI (one 5-bird pool or 11-bird pool sample per 50 dead birds from each house on the premises).
EXAMPLE PERMITTING TIMELINE FOR WASHED AND SANITIZED SHELL EGGS (TO PREMISES WITH POULTRY)