New York Agriculture & Markets Law
Eggs; Sale for Food by Grades or Standards; Consumer; Definition
§ 160-a. Eggs; sale for food by grades or standards; consumer; definition. No person, and the term “person” in this statute shall include an individual, partnership, corporation or association, shall either as producer, wholesaler, commission merchant, jobber or retailer, sell, or offer to sell, or expose for sale for human consumption any eggs in the shell or otherwise which are unfit for human food. From and after the establishment of specific grades or standards of quality and size or weight of eggs by the commissioner of agriculture and markets as provided in the next section, eggs for human consumption shall not be sold or exposed for sale except by the grades or standards so established. The term “consumer” whenever used in this statute shall mean any person purchasing eggs for his or her own family use or consumption, or a restaurant, hotel, boarding house, bakery or other institution purchasing eggs for serving to guests or patrons, or for its or their use in cooking or baking.