RS 51:613     

§613.  Foreign meats; selling; signs; penalties

A.  Any person, firm, or corporation who sells or offers for sale in the State of Louisiana through any outlet, any meat, either fresh or frozen, which is a product of a foreign country or imported from without the boundaries of the United States without first indicating this fact by the display of a conspicuous sign in their place of business, such a sign to use letters at least four inches high and be of contrasting colors and stating that the meat so offered is from a foreign country, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not less than Twenty-five Dollars ($25.00) or more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) or be imprisoned in the parish jail not more than thirty days for the first offense.  Any supplier of any retail outlet who handles any foreign meats either fresh or frozen shall notify the retail outlet in writing that it is imported meat at the time of its delivery.  Outlets serving cooked food at retail, displaying a conspicuous sign of contrasting colors, using letters at least four inches high, shall be deemed as having satisfied the requirements of this Section.  

B.  For each second or successive conviction of such offense against this Section, the fine shall be not less than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00), nor more than Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), nor more than ninety days imprisonment in the parish jail, or both such fine and imprisonment.  

Acts 1964, No. 205, §1.