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(a)?It is unlawful to manufacture, sell, offer for sale, give away, or to possess imitation olive oil in California.
(b)?This section does not prohibit the blending of olive oil with other edible oils, if the blend is not labeled as olive oil or imitation olive oil, is clearly labeled as a blended vegetable oil, and if the contents and proportions of the blend are prominently displayed on the container's label, or if the oil is a flavored olive oil.
(c)?If any olive oil is produced, processed, sold, offered for sale, given away, or possessed in California, that indicates on its label ?California Olive Oil,? or uses words of similar import that indicate that California is the source of the oil, 100 percent of that oil shall be derived from olives grown in California.
(d)?Olive oil produced, processed, sold, offered for sale, given away, or possessed in California, that indicates on its label that it is from a specific region of California shall be made of oil at least 85 percent of which, by weight, is derived from olives grown in the specified region.
(e)?Olive oil produced, processed, sold, offered for sale, given away, or possessed in California, that indicates on its label that it is from a specific estate in California shall be made of oil at least 95 percent of which, by weight, is derived from olives grown on the specified estate.
(f)?Olive-pomace oil shall not be labeled as olive oil.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Health and Safety Code - HSC § 112895 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/health-and-safety-code/hsc-sect-112895.html
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