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June 1, 2011
Introduced by Reps. Corbin, Hardwick, Stringer, Loftis, Ryan, Bannister, Agnew, Barfield, V.S. Moss, Thayer, Murphy, Hearn, Norman, Gambrell, Sottile, Limehouse, Chumley, Bikas, Crawford, Clemmons, Crosby, Daning, Delleney, Hamilton, Hayes, Hixon, Hodges, D.C. Moss, Nanney, Owens, Patrick, Pinson, Pitts, Pope, Simrill, G.R. Smith, J.R. Smith, Tallon, Taylor, White and Young
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Read the first time May 31, 2011.
TO AMEND SECTION 39-25-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO TERMS AND THEIR DEFINITIONS REGARDING ADULTERATED OR MISBRANDED FOOD AND COSMETICS, SO AS TO PROVIDE A DEFINITION FOR THE TERM "HONEY" AND TO PROVIDE LABELING REQUIREMENTS FOR HONEY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 39-25-20 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding at the end:
"( ) The term 'honey' means the raw food product produced by honeybees for human consumption. A container of honey packaged for sale must have a label made with ink and placed on the side of the container. The label shall include at least the name and address of the honey producer and the net weight of the product. Other information such as its variety is optional."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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