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CHAPTER 8 - PACKAGING, LABELING AND ADVERTISING OF HONEY

 

11-8-101. Definition of honey; improper labeling prohibited.

 

 

(a) "Honey" means the nectar and saccharine exudationof plants, gathered, modified and stored in the comb by honey bees, which islevorotatory, containing not more than twenty-five percent (25%) water, notmore than twenty-five hundredths percent (.25%) ash, and not more than eightpercent (8%) sucrose.

 

(b) It is unlawful to sell or offer for sale any product whichresembles honey and which is labeled, advertised or otherwise represented to behoney, if it is not honey. The word "imitation" shall not be used inthe name of a product which resembles honey whether or not it contains anyhoney. The label for a product which does not resemble honey but which containshoney may include the word "honey" in the name of the product, andthe relative position of the word "honey" in the product name, and inthe list of ingredients when required, shall be determined by its prominence asan ingredient in the product.

 

11-8-102. Penalty.

 

A violation of W.S. 11-8-101 is amisdemeanor, and any person convicted thereof shall be fined not more than onehundred dollars ($100.00), imprisoned in the county jail not more than ninety(90) days, or both.

 

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wyoming > Title11 > Chapter8

CHAPTER 8 - PACKAGING, LABELING AND ADVERTISING OF HONEY

 

11-8-101. Definition of honey; improper labeling prohibited.

 

 

(a) "Honey" means the nectar and saccharine exudationof plants, gathered, modified and stored in the comb by honey bees, which islevorotatory, containing not more than twenty-five percent (25%) water, notmore than twenty-five hundredths percent (.25%) ash, and not more than eightpercent (8%) sucrose.

 

(b) It is unlawful to sell or offer for sale any product whichresembles honey and which is labeled, advertised or otherwise represented to behoney, if it is not honey. The word "imitation" shall not be used inthe name of a product which resembles honey whether or not it contains anyhoney. The label for a product which does not resemble honey but which containshoney may include the word "honey" in the name of the product, andthe relative position of the word "honey" in the product name, and inthe list of ingredients when required, shall be determined by its prominence asan ingredient in the product.

 

11-8-102. Penalty.

 

A violation of W.S. 11-8-101 is amisdemeanor, and any person convicted thereof shall be fined not more than onehundred dollars ($100.00), imprisoned in the county jail not more than ninety(90) days, or both.

 


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Wyoming > Title11 > Chapter8

CHAPTER 8 - PACKAGING, LABELING AND ADVERTISING OF HONEY

 

11-8-101. Definition of honey; improper labeling prohibited.

 

 

(a) "Honey" means the nectar and saccharine exudationof plants, gathered, modified and stored in the comb by honey bees, which islevorotatory, containing not more than twenty-five percent (25%) water, notmore than twenty-five hundredths percent (.25%) ash, and not more than eightpercent (8%) sucrose.

 

(b) It is unlawful to sell or offer for sale any product whichresembles honey and which is labeled, advertised or otherwise represented to behoney, if it is not honey. The word "imitation" shall not be used inthe name of a product which resembles honey whether or not it contains anyhoney. The label for a product which does not resemble honey but which containshoney may include the word "honey" in the name of the product, andthe relative position of the word "honey" in the product name, and inthe list of ingredients when required, shall be determined by its prominence asan ingredient in the product.

 

11-8-102. Penalty.

 

A violation of W.S. 11-8-101 is amisdemeanor, and any person convicted thereof shall be fined not more than onehundred dollars ($100.00), imprisoned in the county jail not more than ninety(90) days, or both.

 

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