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239.10 ANNUAL INSPECTION.
    Subdivision 1. Light capacity scales; retail establishments. The director shall inspect light
capacity scales in retail establishments such as grocery stores, other retail food establishments, or
hardware stores, not more often than once every 36 months except when (1) the owner requests an
inspection, (2) when the scale is inspected as part of an investigation, or (3) when the scale has
been repaired.
    Subd. 2. Packaged food commodities. The director shall inspect packaged food
commodities in grocery stores and other retail food establishments not more often than once every
36 months except when (1) the owner requests an inspection or (2) when packages are inspected
as part of an investigation.
    Subd. 3. Other weights and measures. The director shall inspect all weights and measures,
except those specified in subdivisions 1 and 2, annually, or as often as deemed possible within
budget and staff limitations.
History: (5282) 1911 c 156 s 11; 1915 c 281 s 1; 1969 c 399 s 1; 1969 c 1031 s 11; 1971 c
25 s 44,67; 1971 c 74 s 10; 1977 c 364 s 15; 1981 c 357 s 76; 1983 c 301 s 175; 1984 c 654 art 3
s 79; 1987 c 268 art 14 s 1; 1993 c 369 s 71; 1Sp2001 c 4 art 6 s 71