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Chapter 265

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  265.444.  Stop-sale order, when — seizure of product when, appeal. — 1.  All poultry, meat or meat products intended for human consumption found by an inspector to be misbranded shall be ordered off-sale.  Such stop-sale order shall specify the reason for its issuance and shall detail the character of the violation.  No poultry, meat or meat products to which a stop-sale order applies shall be marketed until and unless the order has been withdrawn.  The director shall withdraw a stop-sale order only upon his determination that the conditions leading to issuance of the order have been corrected.

  2.  If the conditions leading to the issuance of a stop-sale order have not been corrected within sixty days, the director may take possession or custody of the poultry, meat or meat products against which a stop-sale order has been issued.  Upon ten days' notice to the owner, the poultry, meat or meat product shall be disposed of in a manner that is consistent with the public safety and interest.  The owner or custodian of the poultry, meat or meat product shall not be entitled to any compensation or damages on account of such seizure or disposition.  Any order for disposal of poultry, meat or meat products that have been seized shall be stayed by timely appeal as provided in chapter 536.


(L. 1971 S.B. 39 § 4)

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