WVC 19 - 10 A- 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
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session