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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC

DIVISION 13. BEE MANAGEMENT AND HONEY PRODUCTION [29000 - 29812]

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

CHAPTER 2. Honey [29401 - 29735]

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

ARTICLE 7. Comb Honey [29581 - 29587]
  ( Article 7 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

29581.
  

All comb honey shall be conspicuously marked, either on the section or on its individual container, with all of the following:

(a) The name and address of the producer or distributor of the comb honey.

(b) The net weight of the comb section, stated in terms of whole ounces.

(c) One of the United States grades which are established for honey by the United States Department of Agriculture.

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

29582.
  

All comb honey shall meet the requirements of the color classification and grades as defined in United States grades, color standards, and packing requirements for honey by the United States Department of Agriculture, according to the color classification and grade as marked.

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

29583.
  

Any container of comb honey which is marked as to color shall be considered as properly marked if the color of the honey in the container is equal to or lighter than the description as marked.

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

29584.
  

Opaque containers of bulk or chunk comb honey shall be marked with the color the honey would be if extracted, unless it is in the unclassified grade.

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

29585.
  

If comb honey is in crystallized form, a sample of the honey shall be liquefied and the honey graded on the liquid basis.

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

29586.
  

In order to allow for variations which are incident to proper grading and handling, not more than 5 percent, by count, of the containers or of the subcontainers in any lot of honey may be below the requirements for the grade.

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

29587.
  

Comb honey which has crystallized shall be conspicuously marked with the word “crystallized” on a placard which is used in connection with such honey that has reference to it.

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

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