2015 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Title XL - AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
Chapter 426 - STANDARDS FOR FARM PRODUCTS
Section 426:5 - Use of Words "Native,'' "Local,'' and "Our Own.''.

NH Rev Stat § 426:5 (2015) What's This?

    426:5 Use of Words "Native,'' "Local,'' and "Our Own.''. –
    I. No farm products sold, offered, or exposed for sale or distribution in the state shall be advertised, labeled, or described as "native'' unless they were grown or produced in the state of New Hampshire.
    II. It shall be unlawful to advertise, label, or describe farm products sold, offered, or exposed for sale or distribution in this state in terms that are false, deceptive, or misleading as to the place of origin of the farm products. The term "our own'' is deceptive when used to describe farm products unless they were grown or produced by the operator of the retail location. The terms "local,'' "locally grown,'' or "locally produced'' are deceptive when used to describe farm products unless they were grown or produced within the state of New Hampshire.

Source. 1985, 72:1. 1997, 104:3, eff. June 9, 1997.


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