2017 ORS 632.970¹
Misrepresentation of grades and standards for horticultural or agricultural products
  • improper use of insignia indicating grade

If any quantity of any horticultural or agricultural product has been inspected and a certificate issued under ORS 632.900 (“Horticultural and agricultural products” defined) to 632.940 (Inspection and classification of horticultural and agricultural products by department) and 632.955 (Investigation of complaint of purchaser’s misrepresentation of product) to 632.980 (Improper grading and incorrect certificates prohibited) showing the grade, classification, quality or condition thereof, no person shall represent that the grade, classification, quality or condition of the product at the time and place of the inspection was other than as shown by the certificate. Whenever any standard for the grading or classification of any horticultural or agricultural product becomes effective under ORS 632.900 (“Horticultural and agricultural products” defined) to 632.940 (Inspection and classification of horticultural and agricultural products by department) and 632.955 (Investigation of complaint of purchaser’s misrepresentation of product) to 632.980 (Improper grading and incorrect certificates prohibited), and any word or words, figure or letter, has been adopted by the State Department of Agriculture to indicate the grade or quality of the horticultural or agricultural product contained in any container or package, no person, firm or corporation shall use any of such words, letters or figures, in connection with any container or package, to represent the grade or quality of the horticultural or agricultural product contained therein, to be sold or offered for sale, if such product does not meet the requirements of the grade indicated by the marking. [Formerly 616.465]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Mandatory produce inspec­tion by Depart­ment of Agriculture under 1973 law, (1973) Vol 36, p 720

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 632—Production, Grading and Labeling Standards for Agricultural and Horticultural Products, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors632.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 632, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano632.­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.