38-19-17Fertilizer deemed misbranded.

For the purposes of this chapter, a commercial fertilizer is deemed to be misbranded:

(1)    If the label or labeling carries any false or misleading statement either as to the materials contained in the fertilizer or concerning its agricultural value;

(2)    If it be so labeled or branded as to deceive or mislead the purchaser; or

(3)    If it is not labeled to give all the information required by §§ 38-19-15 and 38-19-16 and such additional information as may be required by rule promulgated pursuant to the provisions of chapter 1-26 and issued by the secretary of agriculture and natural resources as provided in § 38-19-36.

Source: SL 1949, ch 85, § 6; SDC Supp 1960, § 22.1706(2); SL 1986, ch 326, § 28; SL 2021, ch 1 (Ex. Ord. 21-3), § 51, eff. Apr. 19, 2021.