5.4.1. Every container of graded and marked eggs must bear the following inscriptions, easily legible and in indelible ink:
(1) the word “eggs” and their quantity expressed as a number of units or dozens;
(2) the grade;
(3) in the case of eggs graded in grade “Canada A”, the word grade followed by the designation of the grade;
(4) the indication “best before” followed by a date not later than 42 days after the date of grading;
(5) in the case of eggs produced in Canada, the word “Canada”, or the name of the province of origin, or where the eggs are produced in another country, the name of the country of origin;
(6) the name of the grading station operator, the name and address of that station, and the registration number assigned to that station pursuant to the Egg Regulations (C.R.C. c. 284) or the identifying code allowed by the Minister;
(7) the identifying code given by the grading station operator to the lot from which the eggs in the container come.
Where the word “Québec” is used in an inscription covered by subparagraph 5 of the first paragraph, it must be reserved exclusively for eggs produced in Québec.
A box or case with transparent sides that make it possible to easily read the inscriptions on the cartons it contains meets the requirements of this section.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. P-29, r. 1, s. 5.4.1; O.C. 591-90, s. 1; O.C. 741-2008, s. 13; O.C. 1224-2012, s. 11.