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Guidance Table

Table 1G

Egg and Egg Products

Potential ingredient or other food-related biological hazards

Category Number Subcategory Storage Conditions Hazards Example Products
Shell Eggs 1 Shell Eggs Raw Refrigerated Salmonella spp.,L. monocytogenes Shell Eggs, Raw
Shell Eggs 2 Shell Eggs: Pasteurized in Shell Refrigerated Salmonella spp.,L. monocytogenes Pasteurized in Shell Eggs
Further Processed Egg Products 3 Eggs Hard Boiled: In shell Refrigerated Salmonella spp.,L. monocytogenes Hard Boiled Eggs in Shell
Further Processed Egg Products 4 Eggs Hard Boiled: Shelled Refrigerated Clostridium botulinum,Salmonella spp.,L. monocytogenes,S. aureus Hard Boiled Eggs Shelled
Further Processed Egg Products 5a Cooked Egg Products, Ready-to-Eat (RTE) and Not Ready-to-Eat (NRTE) Refrigerated Bacillus cereus,Clostridium botulinum,Pathogenic E. coli,Salmonella spp.,L. monocytogenes,S. aureus Omelets, Egg Patties, Scrambled Eggs
Further Processed Egg Products 5b Cooked Egg Products, Ready-to-Eat (RTE) and Not Ready-to-Eat (NRTE) Frozen Bacillus cereus,Pathogenic E. coli,Salmonella spp.,L. monocytogenes,S. aureus Omelets, Egg Patties, Scrambled Eggs
Imitation Egg Products 6a Imitation Egg products and Egg Substitutes Shelf-Stable Salmonella spp. Soy-based products; vegetable and grain-based products
Imitation Egg Products 6b Imitation Egg products and Egg Substitutes Refrigerated Bacillus cereus,Salmonella spp.,L. monocytogenes Southwest Flavored Imitation Egg Product (Liquid), Florentine Imitation Egg Product (Liquid), Imitation Omelets, Imitation Egg Patties, Imitation Scrambled Eggs
Imitation Egg Products 6c Imitation Egg products and Egg Substitutes Frozen Bacillus cereus,Salmonella spp.,L. monocytogenes Imitation Omelets, Egg Patties, Scrambled Eggs