15A NCAC 18A .0429       STOPSALE OR DISPOSAL OF SHELLFISH

(a)  When it has been determined by the Division that shellfish have not been grown, harvested, stored, treated, transported, handled, shucked, packed or offered for sale in compliance with 15A NCAC 18A .0300 through .0900 of this Subchapter, those shellfish shall be deemed adulterated.

(b)  Shellfish or shellfish products processed or prepared for sale to the public determined to be adulterated or misbranded shall be subject to stopsale or disposal by the Division.  The Division may temporarily or permanently issue an order to stop sale or condemn, destroy, or otherwise dispose of all shellfish or shellfish containers found to be adulterated or misbranded.

(c)  All shellfish shall be disposed of in a manner prescribed by the Division or by a court of appropriate jurisdiction.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A‑230;

Eff. February 1, 1987.