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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 104. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH [106500 - 119405]

  ( Division 104 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

PART 5. SHERMAN FOOD, DRUG, AND COSMETIC LAWS [109875 - 111915]

  ( Part 5 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

CHAPTER 5. Food [110425 - 111223]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

ARTICLE 3. Standard of Identity, Quality, and Fill [110505 - 110525]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

110505.
  

Definitions and standards of identity, quality, and fill of container, and any amendments to the definitions and standards, adopted pursuant to the federal act in effect on the effective date of this part, or adopted on or after that date, are the definitions and standards of identity, quality, and fill of container in this state. The department may, by regulation, establish definitions and standards of identity, quality, and fill of container for any food whether or not the definitions and standards are in accordance with the federal regulations, when in its judgment such action will promote honesty and fair dealing in the interest of consumers. This section shall not apply to wine.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

110510.
  

In prescribing a definition and standard of identity for any food or class of food in which optional ingredients are permitted, the department shall designate the optional ingredients that shall be named on the label. This section shall not apply to wine.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

110515.
  

A temporary permit which is granted by the Food and Drug Administration of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare of the United States for interstate shipment of experimental packs of food that vary from the requirements of federal definitions and standards of identity is automatically effective in this state under the provisions provided in the permit. The department shall issue a permit when no federal permit exists and when the experimental packs are to be manufactured and tested only within this state. The permit is subject to any term or condition that the department may prescribe.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

110520.
  

Definitions and standards of identity and quality for distilled spirits and their amendments adopted by the Internal Revenue Service of the Treasury Department of the United States in effect on the effective date of this part, or adopted on or after that date, are the definitions and standards of identity and quality for distilled spirits in this state. The department may, by regulation, establish definitions and standards of identity and quality for any distilled spirit whether or not the definitions and standards are in accordance with regulations adopted by the Internal Revenue Service of the Treasury Department of the United States, when in its judgment the action will promote honesty and fair dealing in the interest of the consumers.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

110525.
  

The department may, by regulation, establish definitions and standards of identity and quality for wine. Such definitions and standards may incorporate in whole or in part, the regulations adopted by the Secretary of the Treasury pursuant to the Federal Alcohol Administration Act, pertaining to the standards of identity and quality for wine. Standards of identity and quality for wine adopted pursuant to this section may differ from or be inconsistent with the standards promulgated by the Secretary of the Treasury pursuant to the Federal Alcohol Administration Act. No standard of size, type, or fill of container for any wine subject to the provisions of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act, Division 9 (commencing with Section 23000) of the Business and Professions Code, shall be adopted, but containers of wine sold in this state shall conform to the then current standards for the containers, including standards of fill, established by the Secretary of the Treasury pursuant to the Federal Alcohol Administration Act.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

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