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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 6. Cold Storage [112350 - 112495]

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

ARTICLE 1. Definitions and General Provisions [112350 - 112380]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

112350.
  

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

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

112355.
  

“Cold storage” means a place artificially refrigerated to a temperature above zero of 45 degrees Fahrenheit or below. It does not include any place where food that is privately owned and not held for resale is stored inside of lockers or compartments that are not more than 25 cubic feet in capacity, and which lockers or compartments are leased to private individuals for their exclusive use.

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

112360.
  

“Cold stored” means the keeping of articles of food in cold storage for a period exceeding ten days.

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

112365.
  

“Article of food” means any article of food used for human consumption. It includes fresh meat and fresh meat products (except in process of manufacture), fresh and dried fruit or vegetables, fish, shellfish, game, poultry, eggs, butter, and cheese, but not malt beverages.

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

112370.
  

“Storer” means a person who offers articles of food for cold storage.

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

112375.
  

This chapter does not apply to any cold storage or refrigerating plant or warehouse that is maintained or operated by a restaurant, hotel, exclusively wholesale or retail establishment, cannery, winery, brewery, or other food processing place that is used for the storage of food and which place is owned by or is for the exclusive use of the occupant owner or maintainer thereof, and said food is not stored for other persons.

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

112380.
  

The term “locker plant” as used in this chapter shall mean any building or portion thereof that is artificially cooled to or below a temperature above zero of 45 degrees Fahrenheit and used exclusively for the storage of any article of food for the sole use of the storer, and that article or articles of food are not for resale.

If any article or articles of food stored in locker plants are for resale and/or to be used for manufacturing purposes, said locker plant is subject to the license provisions of this chapter and all sections thereof.

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

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