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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 17. Food and Drugs
- Chapter 20. Alaska Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act
- Section 49. Required Identification of Fish By Retail Food Establishment.
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AS 17.20.049. Required Identification of Fish By Retail Food Establishment.
- (a) Notwithstanding AS 17.20.048
, a retail food establishment shall state on the menu of prepared food products that it is selling whether the fish in
a prepared food product is wild fish or farmed fish.
- (b) In this section,
- (1) "farmed fish" means fish that is propagated, farmed, or cultivated in a facility that grows, farms, or cultivates the
fish in captivity or under positive control but that is not a salmon hatchery that is owned by the state or that holds
a salmon hatchery permit under AS 16.10.400
; in this paragraph, "positive control" has the meaning given in AS 16.40.199
- (2) "fish" means finfish;
- (3) "prepared food product" means a food product that has been prepared by the retail food establishment selling the food
product or by another person at the direction of the retail food establishment;
- (4) "retail food establishment" means a business that sells prepared food products to the general public for consumption
on or off the premises, and includes a business that is, or contains on its premises, a restaurant, a delicatessen, a
salad bar, or a bakery; "retail food establishment" does not include an establishment that is provided by
- (A) an employer primarily for the employees of the employer;
- (B) a school primarily for the students and employees of the school; or
- (C) a correctional facility primarily for persons held under official detention;
- (5) "wild fish" means a fish that
- (A) is harvested from a river, a lake, or an ocean;
- (B) has not been raised in captivity under control for its entire life; and
- (C) is free from added colors and additives.
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