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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 7. Violations [12671 - 12674]
  ( Article 7 enacted by Stats. 1967, Ch. 15. )

12671.
  

It is unlawful for any person to pack, ship, or sell any produce that carries pesticide residue in excess of the permissible tolerance which is established by the director pursuant to this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 717, Sec. 12.)

12672.
  

The director or commissioner may prohibit the harvest of any produce or may seize and hold any lot of produce when a preharvest interval specified in the registered labeling of a pesticide applied to the produce has not been complied with. Except as provided in Section 12673, this harvest prohibition shall not extend beyond the expiration of the preharvest interval. Lots of produce so seized shall be held until the preharvest interval has expired and the director has determined that any pesticide residue is within a permissible tolerance.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 288, Sec. 3.)

12673.
  

The director or commissioner may prohibit the harvest of any produce that carries pesticide residue in excess of a permissible tolerance which is established by the director pursuant to this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 717, Sec. 13.)

12674.
  

It is unlawful for any person to harvest, pack, ship, sell, transport, destroy, or dispose of any plant, crop, or commodity which has been seized pursuant to Section 12648, except in accordance with the decision of the director issued pursuant to Section 12648, unless the person otherwise has received written permission from the director.

(Added by Stats. 1988, Ch. 908, Sec. 4.)

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