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§ 1320.8. Written Certification.

3 CA ADC § 1320.8Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

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Title 3. Food and Agriculture
Division 2. Animal Industry
Chapter 10. Animal Confinement
Article 1. Egg-Laying Hens
3 CCR § 1320.8
§ 1320.8. Written Certification.
(a) For purposes of section 25993.1 of the Health and Safety Code, any written certification from a supplier to a buyer engaged in commercial sales of shell eggs or liquid eggs that were not derived from an egg-laying hen confined in a cruel manner shall be based upon an audit trail as defined in section 1320(b) of this Article, and shall be traceable to egg producers compliant with all requirements of section 1320.1 of this Article.
(b) A retailer or food processing facility that is an end-user and takes physical possession, whether by use of a common carrier, private carrier, or other means of conveyance, of shell eggs or liquid eggs at, or directly from, an official plant at which mandatory inspection is provided under the federal Egg Products Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. Sec. 1031 et seq.), that holds an establishment number (prefix “G”) granted by the Food Safety Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture, and that does not hold a valid egg distributor registration, shall:
(1) Maintain records documenting written certifications that meet the requirements of this section for shell eggs or liquid eggs received during the preceding 12-month period.
(2) Maintain records documenting the address of the location where the retailer or food processing facility, as the buyer, takes physical possession of shell eggs or liquid eggs for each sales transaction.
(3) Make the records required by this section available on-site for inspection by the Department upon request. Electronic records are considered on-site if they are accessible from an on-site location.
(c) Subsection (b) of this section shall not apply to a shell egg or liquid egg end-user that is an official plant at which mandatory inspection is provided under the federal Egg Products Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. Sec. 1031 et seq.) and that holds an establishment number (prefix “G”) granted by the Food Safety Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture.

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Note: Authority cited: Section 25993, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 25990 and 25991, Health and Safety Code.
History
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 1/13/23 Register 2023, No. 2.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 3, § 1320.8, 3 CA ADC § 1320.8
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