d. Inspection procedures for procurement inspections at destination start with a
general series of actions taken prior to the selection of samples.
It must be determined if the shipment is authorized.
It must be determined if the shipment is early or late.
It must be verified that a USDA inspection was performed.
It must be determined if the product is from an approved source.
(5) Nonconformances notes must be reported to the CQAF before
developing a sample plan or selecting samples.
2-10. IDENTITY REQUIREMENTS
a. There are two conditions of shell eggs: Condition 1 and Condition 2.
(1) Condition 1. Condition 1 refers to fresh eggs that are of recent
production. They must not have been held in excess of 30 days. They must have been
kept under acceptable conditions of temperature and humidity.
(2) Condition 2. Condition 2 refers to fresh shell-protected eggs. These are
eggs meeting the requirements for Condition 1 fresh eggs. However, they have been
properly treated by oils or other processing fluids to seal the pores and to protect the
quality of the egg. The oils or processing fluids must not impart color, flavor, or odor to
b. There are two groupings of eggs: wholesale and consumer.
(1) Wholesale Grades. Wholesale grade shell eggs are normally packed 30
dozen per case and are utilized for troop issue.
(2) Consumer Grade. Consumer grades are Fresh, Fancy Quality, AA, A,
and B. These are normally packed 24 dozen per case or 15 dozen per wire basket.
These eggs are in one-dozen cartons and are utilized for resale.
2-11. IDENTITY INSPECTION
To perform identity inspection, you must do the following.
a. Review the Requirements. Using the inspection data packet, determine
identity requirements and packaging, packing, and marking requirements. See the
lesson in Subcourse MD0705, Inspection Documents, on extracting information from a
DLA/DPSC inspection data packet.