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Section 42682. (Amended by Stats. 1984, Ch. 193, Sec. 26.)
Cite as: Cal. Food & Agric. Code §42682.

The director may, upon a petition of a person that the director finds has a substantial interest in the growing or handling of the particular fruit, nut, or vegetable involved, establish, modify, or rescind by regulation, which initially took effect January 1, 1971, standard container, lid, marking, sizing requirement for commodities, and packing arrangement for any fruits, nuts, or vegetables, for which specific quality standards have otherwise been provided by law or regulation.

The director shall not, by regulation, adopt any new container or packing requirement, unless the new container or packing requirement has previously been authorized by regulation of the director as an experimental pack or container.

The director shall, upon the petition of 10 persons that the director finds have a substantial interest in the growing or handling of the particular fruit, nut, or vegetable involved, hold a hearing to establish if the requested standard container, lid, marking, sizing requirement for commodities, or packing arrangement for any fruit, nut, or vegetable for which specific quality standards have otherwise been provided should be adopted by regulation.

All regulations shall be adopted in accordance with Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code.





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