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Guidance Table

Table 3G

Egg and Egg Products

Process-related biological, chemical, and physical hazards

Category Number Subcategory Storage Conditions Hazards Example Products
Shell Eggs 1 Shell Eggs Raw Refrigerated Bacterial growth and/or toxin formation due to lack of time/temperature control Shell Eggs, Raw
Shell Eggs 2 Shell Eggs: Pasteurized in Shell Refrigerated Bacterial pathogen survival of a lethal treatment,Bacterial growth and/or toxin formation due to lack of time/temperature control Pasteurized in Shell Eggs
Further Processed Egg Products 3 Eggs Hard Boiled: In shell Refrigerated Bacterial pathogen survival of a lethal treatment,Bacterial growth and/or toxin formation due to lack of time/temperature control Hard Boiled Eggs in Shell
Further Processed Egg Products 4 Eggs Hard Boiled: Shelled Refrigerated Bacterial pathogen survival of a lethal treatment,Bacterial growth and/or toxin formation due to lack of time/temperature control,Bacterial growth and/or toxin formation due to reduced oxygen packaging,Recontamination with environmental pathogens Hard Boiled Eggs Shelled
Further Processed Egg Products 5a Cooked Egg Products, Ready-to-Eat (RTE) and Not Ready-to-Eat (NRTE) Refrigerated Bacterial pathogen survival of a lethal treatment,Bacterial growth and/or toxin formation due to lack of time/temperature control,Bacterial growth and/or toxin formation due to reduced oxygen packaging,Recontamination with environmental pathogens,Undeclared allergens - Incorrect label,Undeclared allergens - cross- contact,Metal Omelets, Egg Patties, Scrambled Eggs
Further Processed Egg Products 5b Cooked Egg Products, Ready-to-Eat (RTE) and Not Ready-to-Eat (NRTE) Frozen Bacterial pathogen survival of a lethal treatment,Bacterial growth and/or toxin formation due to lack of time/temperature control,Recontamination with environmental pathogens,Undeclared allergens - Incorrect label,Undeclared allergens - cross- contact,Metal Omelets, Egg Patties, Scrambled Eggs
Imitation Egg Products 6a Imitation Egg products and Egg Substitutes Shelf-Stable Bacterial pathogen survival of a lethal treatment,Recontamination with environmental pathogens,Undeclared allergens - Incorrect label,Undeclared allergens - cross- contact,Metal Soy-based products; vegetable and grain-based products
Imitation Egg Products 6b Imitation Egg products and Egg Substitutes Refrigerated Bacterial pathogen survival of a lethal treatment,Recontamination with environmental pathogens,Undeclared allergens - Incorrect label,Undeclared allergens - cross- contact,Metal 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 Bacterial pathogen survival of a lethal treatment,Recontamination with environmental pathogens,Undeclared allergens - Incorrect label,Undeclared allergens - cross- contact,Metal Imitation Omelets, Egg Patties, Scrambled Eggs