RS 56:440     

§440.  Standard measurements; barrel

A.  In all of the operations of the department, the standard measurement of the barrel referred to in this Section shall be 6451.26 cubic inches, which approximately represents the cubic contents of three bushels, or one barrel; one sack represents 3225.63 cubic inches or one and one-half bushels or one-half barrel.

B.  All shucked oysters shall be labeled and packaged as required pursuant to the National Shellfish Sanitation Program and the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

C.  All licensed oyster captains, harvesters, or certified wholesale/retail dealers of shell stock and shucked oyster products shall verify that the oysters being sold adhere to the measurement standards required by this Section.

Acts 1981, No. 925, §1; Acts 2014, No. 217, §2.