Case Type Number: 
Statute (Common Name): 
Egg Research and Consumer Information Act (ERCIA)
Program Area: 
Regulatory Authorities (CFR): 
7 CFR 1.130 - 1.151; 7 CFR pt. 1200
Filed By: 
Private Party/Individual
Federal Agency
Brief Description of Case Type: 
Proceedings providing formal public hearing on marketing orders proposed by any organization certified under ERICA, an interested person affected by ERICA, or the Secretary. The ERICA authorizes orderly procedures for financing (through assessments) of a coordinated program of consumer and producer education, research, and promotion. Additionally, affected parties may also petition for modification/exemption from existing orders based on allegations that an order "is not in accordance with law." Lastly, the ERICA authorizes disciplinary actions against violators of the Act.
Relief Available in Actions Filed By Private Parties: 
Approval of Request/Application (General)
Waiver/Exemption/Relief from Regulatory Requirement
Relief Available in Actions Filed by Agency: 
Cease and Desist Order
Civil (Monetary) Penalty
Other Agency Enforcement Action (General)
Verified by Agency: 
Not verified