2011 ORS § 471.038¹
Nonbeverage food products

(1) Nonbeverage food products described in subsection (6) of this section may be sold at retail by any holder of a license issued by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission that authorizes the sale of alcoholic liquor at retail, or in any store operated by the commission under the provisions of ORS 471.750 (Liquor stores and warehouses). Any nonbeverage food product containing more than one-half of one percent of alcohol by volume must be clearly labeled to reflect the alcohol content of the product and clearly labeled on the front of the package to indicate that the product may not be sold to persons under 21 years of age.

(2) Except as provided by this section, sales of nonbeverage food products described in subsection (6) of this section are subject to all provisions of this chapter, including the prohibitions on sales to persons under 21 years of age and the prohibitions on sales to persons who are visibly intoxicated.

(3) Nonbeverage food products described in subsection (6) of this section may be imported, stored and distributed in this state without a license issued by the commission. Nonbeverage food products described in subsection (6) of this section are not subject to the privilege taxes imposed by ORS chapter 473.

(4) Manufacturers of nonbeverage food products described in subsection (6) of this section are not subject to the provisions of ORS 471.392 (Definitions for ORS 471.392 to 471.400) to 471.400 (Exceptions to prohibition of financial assistance), 471.485 (Payment required on or before delivery of liquor), 471.490 (Delivery or acceptance of instrument drawn upon insufficient funds or not payable according to terms) or 471.495 (Report by wholesaler of instruments not paid on presentment required) or any other provision of this chapter relating to manufacturers of alcoholic liquor. A manufacturer of nonbeverage food products described in subsection (6) of this section may sell and deliver the product directly to a licensee authorized under this section to sell the product at retail.

(5) The holder of a distillery license issued under ORS 471.230 (Distillery license) who is also a manufacturer of nonbeverage food products described in subsection (6) of this section may purchase distilled liquor directly from other distilleries.

(6) The provisions of this section apply only to nonbeverage food products that contain not more than five percent alcohol by weight or 10 percent alcohol by volume, whichever is greater. [1995 c.250 §2; 1997 c.249 §169; 1997 c.258 §1; 1999 c.351 §43]