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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 6. WHOLESALE FOOD [111940 - 113360]

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

CHAPTER 10. Processed Pet Foods [113025 - 113120]

  ( Chapter 10 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

ARTICLE 1. Definitions [113025 - 113055]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

113025.
  

“Processed pet food” means a food for pets that has been prepared by heating, drying, semidrying, canning, or by a method of treatment prescribed by regulation of the department. The term includes, special diet, health foods, supplements, treats and candy for pets, but does not include fresh or frozen pet foods subject to the control of the Department of Food and Agriculture of this state.

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

113030.
  

“Pet” means any household animal including but not limited to cats or dogs and other carnivores whether or not for exhibition.

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

113035.
  

“Pet food ingredients” means each of the constituent materials making up a processed pet food. Pet food ingredients of animal or poultry origin shall be only from animals or poultry slaughtered or processed in an approved or licensed establishment. Such animal or poultry ingredients condemned for human food but passed for animal food in an establishment inspected by the United States Department of Agriculture or the Department of Food and Agriculture of this state may be used for pet food, provided it is properly denatured or handled in accordance with this chapter and regulations of the department and the regulations of the Department of Food and Agriculture of this state so as to render the ingredients safe for pet food. Animals or poultry classified as “deads” are prohibited.

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

113040.
  

Incubator reject eggs may not be used in food for human consumption but may be used for animal food or animal-food products.

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

113045.
  

The term “advertisement” means all representations disseminated in any manner or by any means for the purpose of inducing, or that are likely to induce, directly or indirectly, the purchase of processed pet food. An advertisement shall be deemed false if it is false or misleading in any particular.

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

113050.
  

If an article is alleged to be misbranded because the labeling is misleading, or if an advertisement is alleged to be false because it is misleading, then in determining whether the labeling or advertisement is misleading, there shall be taken into account, among other things, not only misrepresentations made or suggested by statement, word, design, device, sound, or in any combination thereof, but also the extent to which the labeling or advertisement fails to reveal facts material in the light of representations or material with respect to consequences that may result from the use of the article to which the labeling or advertisement relates under the conditions of use prescribed in the labeling or advertisement thereof or under conditions of use as are customary or usual.

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

113055.
  

This chapter shall be known, and may be cited, as the Pure Pet Food Act of 1969.

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

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