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Egg food safety scheme

The risk assessment updated in June 2022:

  • examines new literature
  • examines outbreak data.

The assessment supports continuation of the scheme and notes low levels of familiar common problems and some emerging issues.

  • Egg food safety scheme: periodic review of the risk assessment, June 2022 (pdf 400KB, 44pp)

    Table of contents

    Table of contents
    Executive summary
    - NSW Food Regulation 2015
    - Egg and egg product facilities in NSW
    - Legislation, Standards and Industry Guidelines applicable to egg businesses
    - Updating the 2013 Risk Assessment
    Risk assessment
    - Hazard identification  
    - Exposure assessment
    - Hazard characterisation
    - Risk characterisation