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Honey Regulations (C.R.C., c. 287)

Regulations are current to 2020-06-17 and last amended on 2019-01-14. Previous Versions

PART I.1Registered Establishments (continued)

Registration of Establishments (continued)

  •  (1) The operator shall post and keep posted the certificate of registration issued to the operator under section 10 in a conspicuous place in the registered establishment for the period during which the certificate remains in force.

  • (2) No operator shall transfer a certificate of registration to any other person and any purported transfer of a certificate of registration is void.

  • SOR/80-184, s. 5
  • SOR/91-370, s. 2
  • SOR/2002-354, s. 10

Suspension of Registration

  •  (1) The Director may suspend the registration of a registered establishment

    • (a) where

      • (i) the establishment does not meet the requirements of the Act or these Regulations,

      • (ii) the operator does not comply with the provisions of the Act or these Regulations, or

      • (iii) it is reasonable to believe that public health will be endangered if the establishment is allowed to continue operating; and

    • (b) where the operator has failed or is unable to take immediate corrective measures to remedy any situation referred to in paragraph (a).

  • (2) No registration shall be suspended under subsection (1) unless

    • (a) an inspector has, at the time of an inspection, notified the operator of the existence of grounds for suspension under paragraph (1)(a);

    • (b) an inspector has provided the operator with a copy of an inspection report prepared by the inspector that sets out the grounds for suspension, the required corrective measures and the dates by which those measures must be implemented in order to avoid suspension and cancellation; and

    • (c) a notice of suspension of registration is delivered to the operator.

  • (3) A suspension of registration under subsection (1) shall remain in effect

    • (a) until the required corrective measures have been taken and have been verified by an inspector; or

    • (b) where a cancellation procedure has been commenced under section 13, until the resolution of the cancellation issuer.

    • (c) [Repealed, SOR/2002-68, s. 5]

  • SOR/80-184, s. 6
  • SOR/91-370, s. 2
  • SOR/2002-68, s. 5

Cancellation of Registration

  •  (1) The Director may cancel the registration of a registered establishment where

    • (a) the operator has not implemented the required corrective measures within the 30-day period following the day on which the registration was suspended or within any longer period of time allowed under subsection (1.1);

    • (b) there is a change in ownership that involves a change of management of the establishment; or

    • (c) the application for registration contains false or misleading information.

  • (1.1) If it is not possible for the operator to implement the required corrective measures within 30 days, the Director shall, on the request of the operator, allow the operator a longer period of time that is adequate to implement those measures.

  • (2) No registration shall be cancelled under subsection (1) unless

    • (a) the operator was advised of an opportunity to be heard in respect of the cancellation and was given that opportunity; and

    • (b) a notice of cancellation of registration was delivered to the operator.

    • (c) and (d) [Repealed, SOR/2002-68, s. 6]

  • SOR/91-370, s. 2
  • SOR/2002-68, s. 6

Surrender of Certificate of Registration

 Where the registration of an establishment has been suspended or cancelled, the operator shall immediately surrender the certificate of registration to an inspector.

  • SOR/91-370, s. 2
  • SOR/97-304, s. 4

 [Repealed, SOR/91-370, s. 2]

 A registered establishment shall be operated in such a manner that

  • (a) operations in the preparation or packing of honey are carried out carefully and under strict sanitary control;

  • (b) containers are maintained in a clean, sanitary condition and all bulk containers used for packing honey are sound, have tightly fitting lids and seals, are free from severe dents or buckling and from obvious signs of internal rusting;

  • (c) lavatories, dressing rooms and washrooms are kept in a clean and sanitary condition;

  • (d) all premises and approaches to the plant including yards and out-houses are kept in a clean and sanitary condition;

  • (e) lavatories, sinks and cesspools are maintained in such a manner that odours and fumes are prevented from pervading any room where honey is stored or prepared; and

  • (f) honey does not come into contact with any substance that may have a deleterious effect on the quality of the honey.

  • SOR/80-184, s. 7
  • SOR/91-370, s. 6(F)
  •  (1) Each employee in a registered establishment shall be free from any infectious or contagious disease.

  • (2) An inspector may require the owner or operator of a registered establishment to have an employee medically examined to ascertain whether that employee has an infectious or contagious disease.

  • SOR/91-370, s. 6(F)

 Each employee in a registered establishment shall wear clean and sanitary clothing including a hair covering approved by the President for the purpose of preventing the entrance of hair into the honey.

  • SOR/91-370, s. 6(F)
  • SOR/2000-184, s. 10

 No person shall smoke or chew tobacco in an area of an establishment in which honey is prepared, processed or handled.

 [Repealed, SOR/98-153, s. 4]

  •  (1) The owner or operator of each registered establishment shall keep and make available to the Agency at all times

    • (a) an accurate, up-to-date record of his honey pack that shows

      • (i) the quantity, class and grade of each lot of honey that was packed and the size and type of containers in which it was packed,

      • (ii) the quantity of honey pooled or purchased and the persons from whom it was received or purchased, and

      • (iii) the quantity of honey packed on a custom basis and the persons for whom it was packed; and

    • (b) an up-to-date “Approved Label” file.

  • (2) [Repealed, SOR/2002-354, s. 11]

  • SOR/91-370, s. 6(F)
  • SOR/2000-184, ss. 11, 12
  • SOR/2002-354, s. 11

 [Repealed, SOR/91-370, s. 3]

 A producer grader shall

  • (a) classify, grade, mark or pack only that honey that is produced in his own apiaries;

  • (b) classify, grade and pack honey in clean, sanitary rooms that are adequately lighted, ventilated and screened;

  • (c) have in his establishment adequate washing facilities; and

  • (d) maintain all equipment, appliances and containers in a clean and sanitary condition.

  • SOR/80-184, s. 9
  • SOR/91-370, s. 8(F)
  •  (1) A producer grader shall keep and make available to the Agency at all times an accurate, up-to-date record of his honey pack that shows the quantity, class and grade of each lot of honey packed, and the size and type of containers in which it was packed.

  • (2) A producer grader shall, at the request of the Agency, supply the Agency with detailed information respecting sales of prepackaged honey or honey packed in bulk containers, and the quantity of honey on hand at any one time.

  • SOR/80-184, s. 10
  • SOR/91-370, s. 8(F)
  • SOR/2000-184, s. 12
 
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