2017 ORS 619.036¹
Sanitation and record inspections
  • seizure of nonconforming foods and facilities

The State Department of Agriculture is authorized:

(1) To inspect at reasonable times the equipment, meat and meat products and premises of establishments, meat seller establishments, grocery stores, or other places of business, for the purpose of enforcing minimum sanitary requirements, wholesomeness of meat and meat products and other provisions of ORS 576.024 (Department authorized to inspect records and businesses for economic study purposes), 619.010 (Definitions for ORS 619.010 to 619.026 and 619.036 to 619.066) to 619.071 (Disposition of moneys received by department), 619.370 (Labeling concerning addition of chemical preservative) and 619.993 (Criminal penalty for meat inspection law violations) or rules adopted under ORS 576.024 (Department authorized to inspect records and businesses for economic study purposes), 619.010 (Definitions for ORS 619.010 to 619.026 and 619.036 to 619.066) to 619.071 (Disposition of moneys received by department), 619.370 (Labeling concerning addition of chemical preservative) and 619.993 (Criminal penalty for meat inspection law violations).

(2) To seize, embargo or detain any food commodity, or quarantine any building, equipment, vehicle or facility found upon inspection or test to be in violation of ORS 619.026 (Meat preparation establishment sanitation requirements) to 619.066 (Labeling of meat products to conform to ORS chapters 616 and 618) or of any rule adopted under ORS 619.026 (Meat preparation establishment sanitation requirements) to 619.066 (Labeling of meat products to conform to ORS chapters 616 and 618).

(3) To inspect at reasonable times the records required to be kept by ORS 619.031 (Animal food slaughtering and processing establishments) (7). [1973 c.174 §12; 2005 c.735 §§7,8]

See annota­tions under ORS 619.200 in permanent edi­tion.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 619—Labeling and Inspection of Meat and Meat Food Products, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors619.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 619, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano619.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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