Oregon Statutes - Chapter 616 - General and Miscellaneous Provisions - Section 616.010 - State Department of Agriculture and Department of Human Services to administer and enforce food laws.

The duty of administration and enforcement of all regulatory legislation applying to:

(1) The production, processing and distribution of all food products or commodities of agricultural origin shall, in addition to such further legislation as shall specifically name the State Department of Agriculture as the administering agency, be performed by the department to the exclusion of any other department not so specifically named.

(2) The sanitation of establishments where food or drink is consumed on the premises where sold, or to sanitary practices used in such establishments, shall be performed by the Department of Human Services. [Amended by 1983 c.740 §230]

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