ORS 616.360¹
Standards for rules

In the promulgation of rules under ORS 616.341 (Use of poisons, pesticides or food additives restricted), 616.345 (Rules governing use of pesticide chemicals), 616.350 (Control of food additives), 616.366 (Rules for use of poisons, pesticides, food or color additives) and 616.380 (Enforcement procedure for control of food additives), the State Department of Agriculture shall give appropriate consideration to:

(1) Measures and procedures required to protect the health and life of animals and the people of this state.

(2) The laws of other states.

(3) The laws of the United States. The department’s rules shall conform in so far as practicable with, but shall not be more restrictive than, the laws and rules of the federal Food and Drug Administration.

(4) The opinions of recognized experts and governmental agencies in the field of food additives. [1961 c.637 §9; 1973 c.227 §20]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 616—General and Miscellaneous Provisions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors616.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information