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Guidance Table

Table 2G

Egg and Egg Products

Potential ingredient or other food-related chemical hazards

Category Number Subcategory Storage Conditions Hazards Example Products
Shell Eggs 1 Shell Eggs Raw Refrigerated Shell Eggs, Raw
Shell Eggs 2 Shell Eggs: Pasteurized in Shell Refrigerated Pasteurized in Shell Eggs
Further Processed Egg Products 3 Eggs Hard Boiled: In shell Refrigerated Hard Boiled Eggs in Shell
Further Processed Egg Products 4 Eggs Hard Boiled: Shelled Refrigerated Hard Boiled Eggs Shelled
Further Processed Egg Products 5a Cooked Egg Products, Ready-to-Eat (RTE) and Not Ready-to-Eat (NRTE) Refrigerated Unapproved colors & additives Omelets, Egg Patties, Scrambled Eggs
Further Processed Egg Products 5b Cooked Egg Products, Ready-to-Eat (RTE) and Not Ready-to-Eat (NRTE) Frozen Unapproved colors & additives Omelets, Egg Patties, Scrambled Eggs
Imitation Egg Products 6a Imitation Egg products and Egg Substitutes Shelf-Stable Unapproved colors & additives Soy-based products; vegetable and grain- based products
Imitation Egg Products 6b Imitation Egg products and Egg Substitutes Refrigerated Unapproved colors & additives 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 Unapproved colors & additives Imitation Omelets, Egg Patties, Scrambled Eggs