Or. Admin. R. 603-051-0395 - Labeling Requirements

(1) The name of the food meeting the standard of identity in OAR 603-051-0366 is "honey".
(2) Honey in a liquid or crystalline state or a mixture of the two will be labeled as "honey".
(3) Comb honey will be labeled as "comb honey" or "cut comb honey".
(4) Chunk honey may be labeled as "cut comb in honey", "honey with comb" or "chunk honey".
(5) Food containing honey and any flavoring, spice or other ingredient or if honey is processed in such a way that a modification to honey occurs that materially changes the flavor, color, viscosity or other material characteristic of honey, then such foods will be distinguished in the food name from honey by declaration of the food additive modification.
(6) Honey may be designated according to floral source if the honey comes predominantly from that particular source and has the organoleptic, physiochemical and microscopic properties corresponding with that origin. Honey designated according to the honey's floral source in section (6) will have the common name or the botanical name of the floral source in close proximity or conjoined to the word "honey".
(7) All labels, containers and food associated with the containers will meet the requirements of ORS 616.205 to 616.385.


Or. Admin. R. 603-051-0395
AD 152, f. 11-12-43, ef. 1-29-44; DOA 4-2012, f. & cert. ef. 2-9-12

Stat. Auth.: ORS 616 & HB 2947 enrolled

Stats. Implemented: ORS 632.900 - 632.980 & HB 2947 enrolled

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