2017 ORS 633.445¹
Orders preventing sale or other disposition of product
  • seizure

(1) When the State Department of Agriculture has reasonable cause to believe any quantity or lot of fertilizer, agricultural amendment, agricultural mineral or lime product is stored, used or distributed in violation of ORS 633.311 (Definitions for ORS 633.311 to 633.479) to 633.479 (Fertilizer Research Committee) or rules adopted under ORS 633.311 (Definitions for ORS 633.311 to 633.479) to 633.479 (Fertilizer Research Committee), the department may, in accordance with ORS 561.605 (Detention, seizure or embargo of agricultural products) to 561.620 (Procedure when products disposed of), issue and enforce a stop sale, use or removal order prohibiting the disposal, distribution, use or removal of the quantity or lot of product in any manner. The distributor must immediately remove from locations readily visible or accessible to the public any product in packaged form that the department places under a stop sale, use or removal order. The department may enforce the order until all actions against the order, including any contested case, are resolved or until the department gives written permission releasing the product for disposal, distribution, use or removal. The department shall give written permission releasing the product when ORS 633.311 (Definitions for ORS 633.311 to 633.479) to 633.479 (Fertilizer Research Committee) and the rules adopted under ORS 633.311 (Definitions for ORS 633.311 to 633.479) to 633.479 (Fertilizer Research Committee) are complied with.

(2) In accordance with ORS 561.605 (Detention, seizure or embargo of agricultural products) to 561.620 (Procedure when products disposed of), the department may seize any quantity or lot of product that the department determines does not comply with ORS 633.311 (Definitions for ORS 633.311 to 633.479) to 633.479 (Fertilizer Research Committee). [2001 c.914 §14; 2009 c.97 §12]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 633—Grades, Standards and Labels for Feeds, Soil Enhancers and Seeds, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors633.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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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