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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC

DIVISION 12. POULTRY, RABBITS, EGGS, AND EGG PRODUCTS [24501 - 27690]

  ( Division 12 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

PART 4. EGGS AND EGG PRODUCTS [27501 - 27690]

  ( Part 4 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

CHAPTER 1. Eggs [27501 - 27690]

  ( Chapter 1 repealed and added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1009. )

ARTICLE 2. Regulations [27531 - 27534]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1009. )

27531.
  

The director may adopt regulations relating to the preparation for market and marketing of shell eggs as he or she determines are reasonably necessary to carry out the purposes of this chapter. The regulations may include any of the following:

(a) The establishment of grade standards including minimum quality and minimum size.

(b) Pack specifications.

(c) Marking requirements.

(d) Sampling procedures for enforcement purposes.

(e) Control and disposition of substandard lots.

(f) Use of registered brands and containers, including transportation.

(g) Requirements for displays and advertising.

(h) Procedures for the registration of shell egg handlers.

(i) Procedures for the collection of registration fees and assessments.

(j) Procedures for the development and collection of data pertaining to egg production, number of chickens, and other information as recommended by the committee.

(k) Any other matter necessary for the accomplishment of the purposes of this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 507, Sec. 1. Effective August 13, 1990.)

27532.
  

The regulations relating to grade standards which are adopted pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 27531 shall be consistent with the grade standards promulgated by the United States Department of Agriculture contained in Title 7, Code of Federal Regulations, Section 2856.216.

(Added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1130, Sec. 1.)

27533.
  

Regulations adopted pursuant to this chapter relating to egg shell surveillance inspection shall be consistent with any federal standards or procedures promulgated by the United States Department of Agriculture on that subject.

(Added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1130, Sec. 2.)

27534.
  

The director shall adopt regulations by which eggs which do not meet the size or appearance standards generally required for marketing but which are healthy for consumption may be sold directly to consumers for their own family use.

(Added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1130, Sec. 3.)

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