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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC


  ( Division 16 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

CHAPTER 4. Canned Foods [41301 - 41582]

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

ARTICLE 6. Violations [41551 - 41553]
  ( Heading of Article 6 renumbered from Article 10 by Stats. 1982, Ch. 639, Sec. 10. )


Except as otherwise provided in Section 41552, any person, firm, company, or corporation that violates any provision of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be punished by a fine of not less than ten dollars ($10) nor more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), or shall be imprisoned in the county jail for a term not exceeding six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 1092, Sec. 120. Effective September 27, 1983. Operative January 1, 1984, by Sec. 427 of Ch. 1092.)


A person shall not be convicted of a violation of any provision of this chapter if such person establishes a guaranty, which is signed by the person that resides or is lawfully engaged in business in the state, by or for whom the canned fruit, including olives, in question were originally packed, to the effect that the product in question complies in all respects with the provisions of this chapter. Such guaranty, to afford protection, shall contain the name and address of the party that made such guaranty. Such guarantor shall be amenable to all of the prosecutions, fines, and penalties which are provided for by this chapter.

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


One-half of all fines which are collected by any court or judge, for the violations of the provisions of this chapter shall be paid to the State Treasurer for credit to the General Fund.

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

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