b. Staphylococcus species. Shell eggs have been involved in a small
percentage of the staphylococcal intoxications in the US However, the potential health
hazard still exists.
DAIRY PRODUCTS AND SHELL EGGS
a. Inspector Action. Utilizing all known information regarding the deteriorative
dairy products and/or shell eggs, you will make recommendations concerning the
product. Complete the appropriate forms and reports in accordance with local SOP.
b. A Potential Health Hazard. If you determine that a potential health hazard
exists or is suspected to exist, you must notify the veterinary officer.
a. Destination/Procurement Inspections. If there is no potential health hazard
found on a destination/procurement inspection, you must determine the compliance of
the product based upon comparison of known information with information taken from
the inspection data packet or local SOP.
b. Surveillance Inspections. If there is no health hazard found on a
surveillance inspection, you must determine serviceability after comparing known
information with standards established by DLA 4155.37, Appendix S; DPSC Manual
4155.7; AR 40-656; AR 40-70; or local SOP, as applicable. The following factors must
Suitability for intended use.
Expected usage date.
Amount of product in storage.
c. Disposition of Sample. Following the determination of recommendations,
you must determine the disposition of the sample. For further information, see
subcourse MD0704, Inspection Records and Reports.