Oregon Statutes - Chapter 619 - Labeling and Inspection of Meat and Meat Food Products - Section 619.036 - Sanitation and record inspections; seizure of nonconforming foods and facilities.

The State Department of Agriculture is authorized:

(1) To inspect at reasonable times the equipment, meat and meat products and premises of establishments, meat seller establishments, grocery stores, or other places of business, for the purpose of enforcing minimum sanitary requirements, wholesomeness of meat and meat products and other provisions of ORS 576.024, 619.010 to 619.071, 619.370 and 619.993 or rules adopted under ORS 576.024, 619.010 to 619.071, 619.370 and 619.993.

(2) To seize, embargo or detain any food commodity, or quarantine any building, equipment, vehicle or facility found upon inspection or test to be in violation of ORS 619.026 to 619.066 or of any rule adopted under ORS 619.026 to 619.066.

(3) To inspect at reasonable times the records required to be kept by ORS 619.031 (8). [1973 c.174 §12; 2005 c.735 §7]

Note: The amendments to 619.036 by section 8, chapter 735, Oregon Laws 2005, become operative January 2, 2010. See section 17, chapter 735, Oregon Laws 2005. The text that is operative on and after January 2, 2010, is set forth for the userís convenience.

619.036. The State Department of Agriculture is authorized:

(1) To inspect at reasonable times the equipment, meat and meat products and premises of establishments, meat seller establishments, grocery stores, or other places of business, for the purpose of enforcing minimum sanitary requirements, wholesomeness of meat and meat products and other provisions of ORS 576.024, 619.010 to 619.071, 619.370 and 619.993 or rules adopted under ORS 576.024, 619.010 to 619.071, 619.370 and 619.993.

(2) To seize, embargo or detain any food commodity, or quarantine any building, equipment, vehicle or facility found upon inspection or test to be in violation of ORS 619.026 to 619.066 or of any rule adopted under ORS 619.026 to 619.066.

(3) To inspect at reasonable times the records required to be kept by ORS 619.031 (7).

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