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Email: Chapter 19, Article 10A, Section 12

§19-10A-12. Access to premises.

(a) The commissioner of agriculture may enter any store, vehicle, market or any other business or place where eggs are bought, stored, processed, packed or offered for sale and to make inspections as needed to determine compliance with this article and rules adopted under the authority of this article. During an inspection the commissioner of agriculture may also candle and weigh eggs to determine if the grades and sizes of the eggs conform to grades and sizes labeled on the exterior of the container.

(b) All eggs are considered the property of the person in whose possession they are found except those in the custody of common carriers or public warehouses where the owner is identified by record.