Texas Health & Safety Code - Section 434.007. Weight Standards For Bread Loaves
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§ 434.007. WEIGHT STANDARDS FOR BREAD LOAVES. (a) Loaves
of bread made by persons in the business of wholesaling and
retailing bread must comply with the weight standards in this
(b) The standard weights for a loaf of bread are:
(1) one pound;
(2) 1-1/2 pounds; or
(3) any other multiple of one pound.
(c) This section does not prohibit the sale of bread slices
in properly labeled packages weighing eight ounces or less.
(d) Variations in the weight standard may not exceed one
ounce a pound within 24 hours after baking.
(e) This section does not affect the authority of the
Department of Agriculture under Subchapter B, Chapter 13,
Agriculture Code .
(f) This section does not apply to a food service
establishment as defined under Chapter 437 or a food establishment
licensed under Chapter 431 as a food manufacturer.
Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. Amended
by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1534, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
Last modified: August 11, 2007