Substitute Senate Bill No. 40 Substitute Senate Bill No. 40 PUBLIC ACT NO. 94-23 AN ACT CONCERNING THE SALE OF JELLIES, JAMS AND PRESERVES. (NEW) (a) As used in this section: (1) "Jam" means a food, with a pH value of 4.6 or less, made by cooking fruit with sugar to a thick mixture. (2) "Jelly" means a food, with a pH value of 4.6 or less, made by cooking fruit juice that has been boiled with sugar. (3) "Preserves" means a food, with a pH value of 4.6 or less, consisting of fruit preserved whole by cooking with sugar. (4) "Residential farm" means property (A) being utilized as a farm, as defined in subsection (q) of section 1-1 of the general statutes, and (B) serving as the primary residence of the owner of such property. (b) Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 21a-91 to 21a-120, inclusive, of the general statutes and section 19-13-B40 of the regulations of Connecticut state agencies, the preparation and sale of jams, jellies or preserves on a residential farm shall be allowed in a room used as living quarters and exempt from inspection by any state or local agency, provided such jams, jellies or preserves are prepared with fruit grown on such farm. Each container of jam, jelly or preserves offered for sale on such farm shall have on its label, in ten-point type: "Not prepared in a government inspected kitchen."