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AB-1949 Dairy Council of California Law.(2013-2014)

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Assembly Bill
No. 1949

Introduced by Assembly Member Bigelow

February 19, 2014

An act to amend Section 64181 of the Food and Agricultural Code, relating to dairy products.


AB 1949, as introduced, Bigelow. Dairy Council of California Law.
Existing law, the Dairy Council of California Law, requires the Secretary of Food and Agriculture to conduct one or more campaign of research, advertising, publicity, and education to accomplish specified purposes, including, among others, an increase in the consumption of dairy products.
This bill would make nonsubstantive changes to these provisions.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


 Section 64181 of the Food and Agricultural Code is amended to read:

 The director secretary shall conduct at least one or more campaigns campaign of research, advertising, publicity, and education designed to accomplish the following purposes, among others:
(a) Increase the consumption of dairy products.
(b) Gather, publicize, and diffuse accurate and scientific information which that shows the importance of the use and consumption of milk, cream, and other dairy products in relation to the public health, economy, and diet, and proper nutrition of children and adults.
(c) Study means and methods employed in producing, processing, manufacturing, marketing, and distributing dairy products in order to comply with the sanitary and other regulations imposed by municipalities, this state the state, or the United States.
(d) Gather and disseminate information regarding the following: high
(1) High standards which that are observed and imposed to insure pure and wholesome dairy products and products. the
(2) The harmful effects on the public health which that result from a breakdown in the stability of the dairy industry, industry. the
(3) The factors and conditions peculiar to the dairy industry which that tend to cause an unbalanced production, production. the
(4) The price of milk, cream, and other dairy products in relation to the cost of other items of food in a balanced diet, and diet. the
(5) The factors which that tend to promote increased consumption of dairy products, stabilize the industry, and foster a better understanding and more efficient cooperation among producers, persons that are engaged in the handling, processing, and marketing of dairy products, and the consuming public.