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      RS 40:631     


§631.  Factory inspections

A.  In order to prevent commerce in adulterated or misbranded food, drugs, devices, or cosmetics and to safeguard the public health and prevent deceit upon the purchasing public, officers or employees duly designated by the department, after making reasonable request, may enter any factory, warehouse, or other establishment in which food, drugs, devices, or cosmetics are manufactured, processed, packed, or held for storage or shipment in commerce or are held after such shipment, or any vehicle being used to transport food, drugs, devices, or cosmetics in commerce and inspect the factory, warehouse, establishment, or vehicle and all pertinent equipment, finished and unfinished materials, containers, and labeling therein.  

B.  No owner, operator, or custodian of such a place shall refuse this reasonable request, under pain of the penalties provided in this Part.  

Amended by Acts 1978, No. 786, §5, eff. July 17, 1978.  

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