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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 4. Standard Honey Containers [29501 - 29504]
  ( Article 4 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )


The standard units of net weight of honey in containers are as established by this article.

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


Containers which hold the following units of weight of honey are standard containers:

60 pounds

 2 pounds

12   pounds

 1 1/2 pounds

10   pounds

 1 pound

 6   pounds

12   ounces avoirdupois

 5 pounds

 8   ounces avoirdupois

 3 pounds

 5 ounces avoirdupois

 2 1/2 pounds

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


When honey is prepared for, and is shipped directly to, any foreign country, the containers of honey shall not be required to meet the unit of net weight standards required by the provisions of this article.

Any person preparing or shipping such honey shall, upon request of an enforcing officer, furnish such affidavits, receipts, or other evidence as may be required by the director, by regulations, as proof that such honey was, or is being, in fact prepared for, and shipped directly to, a foreign country.

(Added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 540.)


The director may promulgate regulations to permit the preparation, packing, shipment, or sale of honey in an experimental type of container which does not conform to the standards prescribed in this article. These regulations shall include container labeling standards which comply with the requirements of this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 733, Sec. 1.)

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