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1550.2990 ENFORCEMENT.

Subpart 1.

Investigation and revocation.

If the commissioner has reason to believe there is improper use, the commissioner may investigate any use of the logo and determine whether there is improper use. The commissioner shall revoke authorization to use the logo when its use is inconsistent with parts 1550.2940 to 1550.3000.

Subp. 2.

Legal action.

When investigation reveals improper use of the logo, the commissioner may seek injunctive relief or other available legal remedies in a court of competent jurisdiction.

Subp. 3.

No warranty of quality.

The certification mark does not represent a warranty by the department of any kind, express or implied, as to the quality of the food product on which it appears. The certification mark means only that the food product certified was produced, processed, or manufactured in Minnesota, and that the authorized producer, processor, or manufacturer represents that the food product meets all applicable minimum requirements for producing, processing, or manufacturing the food product in Minnesota.

Subp. 4.

Other law.

Compliance with parts 1550.2940 to 1550.3000 does not exempt a producer, processor, or manufacturer from complying with other laws and rules relating to food products and the labeling of food products.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 17.102

Published Electronically:

September 23, 2013