189.17  Confiscation or condemnation.

Unless a procedure or method of seizure and confiscation or condemnation is otherwise provided, the secretary is hereby authorized to prohibit the entrance into channels of commerce or possession of any article found to be adulterated or improperly labeled according to the provisions of this division or rules established hereunder. Any articles found in channels of commerce or in possession by an inspector which are not in compliance with the adulteration or labeling provisions of this division shall be subject to immediate seizure by the department. Seized articles shall be condemned unless of such character that the articles can be made to conform with the provisions of this division by methods approved by the secretary. Condemned articles shall be effectively destroyed for the purpose for which they were intended by the owner of the article, or the owner's agent, under the supervision of an inspector in such manner as the secretary may prescribe.

Section History: Early form

  [C71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 189.17]

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