South Carolina Code of Regulations
Chapter 5 - DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Article 4 - EGGS
5-228 - Cartons.
(1) Eggs offered or exposed for sale in cartons, bags or other containers shall be plainly marked on top of carton, bag, or container the grade and size. Letters shall be not less than 5/16 inch in height. Also packer's or distributor's name and address letters not less than 1/8 inch in height. Eggs produced and packed in South Carolina may be labeled South Carolina Eggs if offered for sale in South Carolina. Letters shall not be less than 5/16 inch in height. If cartons or other containers can be divided to sell a part of a dozen the complete marking shall be on each division of the container.
(2) In accordance with the FDA in-lid regulations, cartons may carry the following printed statement in the lid of the carton: "Keep refrigerated at or below 45 degrees Fahrenheit."
HISTORY: Amended by State Register Volume 30, Issue No. 2, eff February 24, 2006.