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Egg-marking_numbers

Food Safety: Egg Marking

EU egg labeling includes three codes:
1. Number indicating the method of production
2. Letter code for the country of origin
3. Registration number (region code where the egg production facilities are located)

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Focus: Method of production

4 levels of production quality in decreasing order:

0 = organic egg production
1 = free-range eggs
2 = deep litter indoor housing
3 = battery cage farming

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