Description:Fresh in-shell eggs are not expected to contain additives. However, colours may be used for decorating, dyeing or stamping the exterior surfaces of shell eggs. In the FCS, a notation for "for decoration, stamping, marking or branding the product (surface treatment) accommodates this.
This page provides information on the food additive provisions that are acceptable for use in foods conforming to the food category.
This food category is listed in the Annex to Table 3. Unless specifically indicated below, food additive provisions implied by Table 3 do not automatically apply to this category.