Source: Lake County News
On Wednesday, Assembly Bill 535 passed the State Assembly by a vote of 70-0.
The bill, authored by Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D-Winters), establishes clear guidelines for how companies from the olive oil industry can use the term “California.”
AB 535 requires companies in their product labeling and marketing to disclose the minimum percentage of California olives on the front of the container in the same font and size as the term “California.”
This measure will protect consumers and farmers by providing clear information about the source of the olives and olive oils in the products they buy.
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