ORS 616.333¹
Diethylstilbestrol use in food
  • label

(1) A retail or wholesale food distributor shall place a warning label on food containing diethylstilbestrol.

(2) The label shall state:


WARNING: This product contains diethylstilbestrol (DES), a synthetic hormone. Studies associate consumption of DES with vaginal cancer and male genital abnormalities.


(3) As used in this section, "food" means fruits, vegetables, meats, poultry, eggs, dairy products and other natural and processed products offered for sale for human or animal consumption. [1979 c.268 §4]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 616—General and Miscellaneous Provisions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors616.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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