2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 51 - Standards, Weights, Measures And Containers
Section 51:1-28 - Marking Of Containers; Packer's Name; Penalty
51:1-28. Marking of containers; packer's name; penalty
Any person who shall pack, or cause to be packed for the purpose of selling, offering or exposing for sale any fruits or vegetables, in crates, covered baskets, carriers, sacks or other containers shall plainly and conspicuously mark in lettering not less than 3/8 of an inch in size, on the outside or top of such container, or on a tag firmly affixed thereto, his name and address. Before so doing he shall remove from the container all names and addresses, excepting the name and address of the manufacturer of the container.
Any person violating any of the provisions of this section shall for the first offense be liable to a penalty of not less than $50.00 nor more than $100.00, for a second offense to a penalty of not less than $100.00 nor more than $250.00, and for each subsequent offense to a penalty of not less than $250.00, nor more than $500.00.
Amended by L.1969, c. 251, s. 7, eff. Jan. 7, 1970.
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