Honey Testing and Regulations

Honey Testing and Regulations

The National Honey Board is a valuable resource for honey producers (beekeepers), honey packers (those responsible for packaging or bottling honey), honey importers and consumers looking for information on honey regulations and standards. In this section, you will find labeling information, HACCP definitions and honey testing labs.

Honey Testing and Regulations

Honey Labeling

Honey Labeling

One of the most important decisions that a food marketer has to make is what to put on the label of a food product. It needs to appeal to the consumer and stand out from other food packages on the shelf. There are also legal considerations. And let’s face it, when it comes to labeling a honey jar, there’s limited space.

Basic Labeling Requirements LABELS MUST COMMUNICATE THE FOLLOWING: The “Common”...

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Honey Testing and Regulations

HACCP Definitions

HACCP Definition and Procedure

HACCP Definition and Procedures

HACCP stands for Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points. This is a preventative food safety system in which every step in the manufacture, storage and distribution of a food product is scientifically analyzed for microbiological, physical and chemical hazards.

Potential hazards are, therefore, identified and appropriate control measures are taken before the problem can occur.

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Honey Testing and Regulations

Honey Testing Labs

Find a Honey Testing Lab

Use the forms below to search for laboratories which will test honey for purity or economic adulteration.

Please note that companies providing Organic Certification may be found by searching "Organic Certification" under "Analytical Services Provided" below.

This list does not constitute an endorsement, recommendation or guarantee, nor is it all-inclusive.

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