Code of Alabama - Title 2: Agriculture - Section 2-11-11 - Violations of standards; disposition of fines and fees

Section 2-11-11 - Violations of standards; disposition of fines and fees.

Whenever standards for agricultural products have been promulgated under this article, no person thereafter shall in any manner class, represent, describe or refer to any agricultural product for which such standards have been fixed in the preparation for or offering for sale or transportation, sale, distribution, transportation or otherwise marketing thereof as being of any other classification than fixed therefor under this article, except as otherwise provided in this article. After standards for containers for any agricultural products have been promulgated, no person shall use in the marketing of such product any other container or containers than those fixed as standards. In the marketing of any agricultural product, the container thereof shall be marked or labeled in accordance with the provisions of this article and the rules and regulations promulgated by the Board of Agriculture and Industries with reference thereto. Any person violating any provisions of this article shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. All funds accruing from the operation of this article, including fines and fees, shall be paid into the Agricultural Fund for expenditure for the purposes provided for in this article.

(Ag. Code 1927, §345; Acts 1935, No. 147, p. 187; Code 1940, T. 2, §415.)

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