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§ 1322.8. Written Certification.

3 CA ADC § 1322.8Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

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Title 3. Food and Agriculture
Division 2. Animal Industry
Chapter 10. Animal Confinement
Article 3. Breeding Pigs
3 CCR § 1322.8
§ 1322.8. 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 whole pork meat that was not derived from a breeding pig, or offspring of a breeding pig, confined in a cruel manner shall be based upon an audit trail as defined in section 1322(b), of this Article, and shall be traceable to pork producers compliant with all requirements of section 1322.1 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 whole pork meat at, or directly from, an establishment at which mandatory inspection is provided under the Federal Meat Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. Sec. 601 et seq.), that holds an establishment number (prefix “M”) granted by the Food Safety Inspection Service of the United States Department of Agriculture with a prefix of “M”, and that does not hold a valid pork distributor registration, shall:
(1) Maintain records documenting written certifications that meet the requirements of this section for whole pork meat received during the preceding 12-month period.
(2) Maintain records documenting the address of the location where the retailer or food processor, as the buyer, takes physical possession of whole pork meat for each sales transaction.
(3) Make the records required by this subsection 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 whole pork meat end-user that is an establishment under mandatory inspection under the Federal Meat Inspection Act (21 U.S.C. Sec. 601 et seq.) and that holds an establishment number (prefix “M”) 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 25900 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, § 1322.8, 3 CA ADC § 1322.8
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