02 NCAC 48A .1006          DISPOSITION OF PLANTS FOUND IN VIOLATION OF REQUIREMENTS

(a)  Vegetable plants packed for sale, offered or exposed for sale, or shipped into this state found to be in violation of G.S. Chapter 106, Article 31‑B may be tagged with a "Stop‑Sale Notice".  It shall be unlawful for any person, after receipt of such "Stop Sale Notice", to obstruct from view or remove such notice from plants or from any location to which attached; or to sell, give away, move or exchange such plants until so authorized by an inspector.

(b)  Vegetable plants not meeting standards promulgated by the Board of Agriculture in regard to freedom from plant pests may be treated, destroyed, or otherwise disposed of in accordance with G.S. 106‑421.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 106‑65.45; 106‑65.46; 106‑284.18; 106‑420;

Eff. January 1, 1985.