County inspectors enforce state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to eggs and egg products. Inspectors are licensed by the federal government as well as by the state. These inspections ensure wholesome eggs as well as correct size and truthful labeling.
Anyone engaged in the production, sales, or handling of chicken eggs or egg products in California must register with the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Egg Safety and Quality Management Program, or directly download the Egg Handlers and Producers Registration Form (PDF). Due to changes in law, the Egg Handlers Registration is now an annual fee. Please contact CDFA’s Egg Safety and Quality Management Program for more information.
Here are some additional resources:
Some requirements for egg handlers are: