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Food and Agricultural Code - FAC

DIVISION 7. AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS, LIVESTOCK REMEDIES, AND COMMERCIAL FEEDS [12500 - 15340]

  ( Division 7 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

CHAPTER 1.5. Produce Carrying Pesticide Residue [12501 - 12674]

  ( Heading of Chapter 1.5 renumbered from Chapter 1 by Stats. 1994, Ch. 545, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 1. Definitions [12501 - 12505]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

12501.
  

Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.

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

12502.
  

“Food” means any article which is used for food or drink for man or any other animal, or for a component of any such article.

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

12503.
  

“Pesticide chemical” means any substance that is used in the production, storage, or transportation of produce that is a pesticide as defined in Section 12753.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 361, Sec. 22. Effective January 1, 1997.)

12504.
  

“Produce” means any food in its raw or natural state which is in such form as to indicate that it is intended for consumer use with or without any or further processing.

(Amended by Stats. 1979, Ch. 732.)

12505.
  

“Pesticide residue” means any pesticide chemical which is added to produce.

(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 717, Sec. 2.)

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