Utah Admin. Code R70-520-2 - Definitions

(1) "Honey" means the natural sweet substance produced by honeybees from nectar of plants or from secretions of living parts of plants that the bees collect, transform by combining with specific substances of their own, then deposit, dehydrate, store, and leave in the honeycomb to ripen and mature.
(2) "Blossom Honey" or "Nectar Honey" means honey that comes from the nectar of plants.
(3) "Comb" or "Comb honey" means honey stored by bees in the cells of freshly built broodless combs and sold in sealed whole combs or sections of combs.
(4) "Raw honey" means honey:
(a) as it exists in the beehive or as obtained by extraction, settling, or straining;
(b) that is minimally processed; and
(c) that is not pasteurized.
(5) "Straining" means the process of removing particulate matter from honey by passing it through a metal or fabric screen or cloth with mesh large enough to pass pollen grains, enzymes and minerals.
(6) "Department" means the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food.


Utah Admin. Code R70-520-2
Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2022-12, effective 6/1/2022

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