N.Y. Agriculture & Markets Law Section 206
Relative to selling a commodity in imitation or semblance of honey


No person or persons shall package, label, sell, keep for sale, expose or offer for sale, any article or product in imitation or semblance of honey depicting thereon a picture or drawing of a bee, beehive or honeycomb, or branded as “honey,” “liquid or extracted honey,” “strained honey” or “pure honey” which is not pure honey. No person or persons, firm, association, company or corporation, shall manufacture, sell, expose or offer for sale, any compound or mixture branded or labeled as and for honey which shall be made up of honey mixed with any other substance or ingredient. There may be printed on the package containing such compound or mixture a statement giving the ingredients of which it is made; if honey is one of such ingredients it shall be so stated in the same size type as are the other ingredients, but it shall not be packaged, sold, exposed for sale, or offered for sale as honey; nor shall such compound or mixture be branded or labeled with the word “honey” in any form other than as herein provided; nor shall any product in semblance of honey, whether a mixture or not, be sold, exposed or offered for sale as honey, or branded or labeled with the word “honey,” unless such article is pure honey. A product which is in semblance or imitation of liquid honey shall be labeled as “honey flavored syrup” or “artificially honey flavored syrup”, as is appropriate.

Source: Section 206 — Relative to selling a commodity in imitation or semblance of honey, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/AGM/206 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 8, 2024).

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Definitions
199
Application of article
199‑A
Prohibition as to adulterated or misbranded food
199‑B
Powers and duties of commissioner respecting food additives and color additives
199‑C
Disposing of tainted food
199‑D
Prohibition as to sulfites
199‑E
Prohibition as to sale of irradiated foods
199‑F
Food allergies notice in food service establishments
200
Adulteration of food
201
Misbranding of food
201‑A
Kosher food and food products
201‑B
Retail sale of kosher food or food products
201‑C
Persons certifying as kosher
201‑D
Notice of violation
201‑E
Halal food and food products
201‑F
Retail sale of halal food or food products
201‑G
Persons certifying as halal
201‑H
Notice of violation
201‑I
Misbranding of certain fish species
202
Unavoidable added poisonous or deleterious substances
202‑A
False advertising
202‑B
Seizure and quarantine
202‑C
Proceedings to review, violations and remedies
203
Manufacture and sale of imitation maple, birch, walnut or beech sugar and syrup prohibited
204
Branding and labeling of maple, birch, walnut or beech sugar and syrup mixtures
204‑A
Olive oil mixtures
204‑B
Foods containing fats and/or oils
204‑C
Prepared horseradish
204‑D
Adulteration of natural fruit juices
205
Defining honey
206
Relative to selling a commodity in imitation or semblance of honey
207
Definition of vinegars and adulterated vinegars
208
Manufacture and sale of misbranded vinegar prohibited
209
Packages containing vinegar to be branded
210
Packaging in the shape of firearms
210‑A
Pork processing
213
Repacking fruit and farm produce
214
Guaranty established
214‑A
Samples
214‑B
Regulations
214‑C
No provisions contained in sections one hundred ninety-eight, one hundred ninety-nine, two hundred, two hundred one, two hundred two, two...
214‑D
Legislative finding and declaration of policy
214‑E
Temporary marketing and manufacturing permits
214‑F
Temperature requirements for manufacture, transportation and storage of certain foods
214‑G
Labeling of certain frozen foods
214‑H
Unit pricing
214‑J
Small quantities of fruits and vegetables
214‑K
Sale and labeling of charcoal
214‑L
Sale of talc coated rice prohibited
214‑M
Labeling of certain food products
214‑N
Treatment and sale of apple cider
214‑O
Labeling requirements for fish wholesalers

Accessed:
Jun. 8, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 206’s source at nysenate​.gov

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