New York Agriculture & Markets Law

Sec. § 160-C
Retail Sale by Grade or Quality; Fresh Eggs; Definition

It shall be unlawful for any person to sell, or offer to sell or expose for sale to a consumer any eggs intended for human consumption other than those of his own production without notifying by suitable sign or label the person or persons purchasing or intending to purchase the same of the exact grade or quality of such eggs, according to the standards prescribed by the commissioner of agriculture and markets. No person shall sell, offer for sale, or advertise for sale as fresh eggs, strictly fresh eggs, hennery eggs, or new-laid eggs, or under words or descriptions of similar import, any eggs which are not fresh. No egg shall be deemed to be fresh which does not meet the standards of quality of fresh eggs established by the commissioner of agriculture and markets.

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