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."