2017 ORS 616.860¹
Unit pricing of packaged consumer commodities required
  • explanation to consumers

(1) Except as provided in ORS 616.855 (Items exempt from unit pricing requirements) and 616.865 (Temporary sale items exempt), no person shall sell or offer for retail sale at a grocery store or food market any packaged consumer commodity unless there is clearly displayed upon the commodity package or at a place in reasonable proximity to where the commodity is offered for sale a statement of the unit retail price of the commodity pursuant to ORS 616.870 (Prescribed pricing by units of measurement) and the total retail price of the commodity.

(2) If the tag, stamp, sign or label used to display the unit retail price is not affixed directly to the consumer commodity, the tag, stamp, sign or label shall also contain the brand name and the quantity or size of the product by weight, measure or count.

(3) Whenever the State Department of Agriculture adopts administrative rules under ORS 616.875 (Rules) wherein formats and methods to explain unit pricing are prescribed, such explanations of the use of unit pricing shall be provided and displayed by each grocery store. [1977 c.181 §5; 1979 c.827 §2]

Law Review Cita­tions

16 WLR 516 (1979)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 616—General and Miscellaneous Provisions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors616.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 616, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano616.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.