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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC


  ( Division 13 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

CHAPTER 2. Honey [29401 - 29735]

  ( Chapter 2 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

ARTICLE 3. Exemptions [29471 - 29474]
  ( Article 3 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )


If the requirements prescribed by this article are satisfied, all of the following ungraded honey is exempt from the remaining provisions of this chapter:

(a) Honey which is intended to be used in commercial processing, as for clarifying and packing in retail or wholesale containers.

(b) Honey which is intended for the manufacture of honey products for resale.

(c) Honey which is being delivered to any person for grading, packing, processing, or reconditioning.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)


The containers of the ungraded honey shall not bear any false or misleading statements or be deceptively packed

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)


The owner or person in possession of the ungraded honey shall, on demand of any enforcing officer under this chapter, give to the officer a sworn statement in writing, which was made before a notary public, that specifies all of the following:

(a) That the honey will be disposed of or used pursuant to this article.

(b) The name and address of the person to whom such honey is to be delivered.

(c) An accurate identification of the honey.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)


A person who makes a sworn statement pursuant to Section 29473 shall, within a reasonable time after the demand and receipt by the officer of the statement, present a written receipt to the commissioner of the county which is specified in the statement as the destination of the honey.

The receipt shall contain a signed statement by the person receiving such honey, that the honey, giving an accurate description of it, has been received.

(Enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15.)

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