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§ 1326.2. Recordkeeping by Certified Operations.

3 CA ADC § 1326.2Barclays Official California Code of RegulationsEffective: September 1, 2022

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 3. Food and Agriculture
Division 2. Animal Industry
Chapter 10. Animal Confinement
Article 5. Certification and Accredited Certifiers
Effective: September 1, 2022
3 CCR § 1326.2
§ 1326.2. Recordkeeping by Certified Operations.
(a) In order to receive and maintain certification, a certified operation must maintain records concerning the production and distribution of covered animals and/or covered products.
(b) Such records must:
(1) Be maintained by a producer in sufficient detail to document that covered animals were confined in compliance with sections 25991 and 25992 of the Health and Safety Code and the requirements of this Chapter;
(2) Be maintained by a distributor in sufficient detail to document the identification, source, supplier, transfer of ownership, transportation, storage, segregation, handling, packaging, distribution, and sale of covered products that were derived from animals confined in compliance with sections 25991 and 25992 of the Health and Safety Code and this Chapter;
(3) Be maintained for not less than two (2) years beyond their creation;
(4) Include records of all covered animal and/or covered product transactions for the preceding two-year period. The records must indicate the date, quantity, identity of the buyer and seller, and the address where physical possession of covered product took place for each transaction;
(5) Include documentation and records for the preceding two-year period pertaining to the production, processing, handling, packaging, storage, transportation, or sale of covered animals or covered products sold, intended for sale in California or identified or represented as compliant with the confinement requirements of the Act and this Chapter;
(6) Include documentation of the size of the certified operation, the quantity of covered animals and/or covered products produced or processed from each facility or farm unit in the certified operation, the number of covered animal enclosures for each facility or farm unit, the size of each enclosure, the number of covered animals housed in each enclosure, and the dates of stocking, harvest and production;
(7) If the facility is a split operation, include documentation sufficient to demonstrate the identification, segregation, distribution, and handling of covered animals and/or covered products to prevent commingling with any animals or products that do not comply with requirements of the Act; and
(8) Include documentation of registration issued by the Department pursuant to sections 1320.2, 1321.2, and 1322.2 of this Chapter, as applicable to the certified operation.
(c) The inspection and audit of any records and documents required by this section, may be conducted by the Department, or other certifying agent, by on-site inspection at the certified operation location, or by utilizing email, phone, teleconference, or any combination thereof, at the discretion of the certifying agent or the Department.


Note: Authority cited: Section 25993, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 25990, 25991 and 25992, Health and Safety Code.
1. New section filed 9-1-2022; operative 9-1-2022 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2022, No. 35). Filing deadline specified in Government Code section 11349.3(a) extended 60 calendar days pursuant to Executive Order N-40-20 and an additional 60 calendar days pursuant to Executive Order N-71-20.
This database is current through 2/16/24 Register 2024, No. 7.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 3, § 1326.2, 3 CA ADC § 1326.2
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