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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 17. Food and Drugs
- Chapter 20. Alaska Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
- Section 5. Powers and Duties of Commissioner.
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AS 17.20.005. Powers and Duties of Commissioner.
To carry out the requirements of this chapter, the commissioner may issue orders, regulations, permits, quarantines,
and embargoes relating to
- (1) food offered to the public or sold, including
- (A) inspection of meat, fish, poultry, and other food products;
- (B) standards of sanitation and handling methods for all phases of slaughtering, processing, storing, transporting,
displaying, and selling;
- (C) labeling; and
- (D) the training, testing, and certification requirements for individuals who handle or prepare food, their supervisors,
and their employers to ensure their knowledge of food safety and sanitation principles and requirements;
- (2) control and eradication of pests;
- (3) enforcement of hazard analysis critical control point programs for seafood processing that are developed in
cooperation with appropriate industry representatives or, to the extent not inconsistent with this chapter or
regulations adopted under the authority of this chapter, that are established by regulations of the United States Food
and Drug Administration as they may periodically be revised;
- (4) labeling, subject to AS 17.20.013
, and grading of milk and milk products and standards of sanitation for dairies offering to the public or selling milk
or milk products to at least the minimum of current recommendations of the United States Public Health Service
pasteurized milk ordinance as it may periodically be revised;
- (5) standards and conditions for the operation and siting of aquatic farms and related hatcheries, including
- (A) restrictions on the use of chemicals; and
- (B) requirements to protect the public from contaminated aquatic farm products that pose a risk to health;
- (6) monitoring aquatic farms and aquatic farm products to ensure compliance with this chapter and, to the extent not
inconsistent with this chapter or regulations adopted under the authority of this chapter, with the requirements of the
national shellfish sanitation program manual of operations published by the United States Food and Drug Administration
as it may periodically be revised;
- (7) tests and analyses that may be made and hearings that may be held to determine whether the commissioner will issue a
stop order or quarantine;
- (8) transportation of, use of, disposal of, recalls of, or warnings concerning quarantined or embargoed items;
- (9) cooperation with federal and other state agencies.
Article 02. FOOD AND AQUATIC FARM PRODUCTS
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