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31.14 DUTY TO PROSECUTE.

It shall be the duty of each county attorney, or city attorney to whom the commissioner reports any violation of the Minnesota Food Law, to cause appropriate proceedings to be instituted in the proper courts without delay and to be prosecuted in the manner required by law. Before any violation of the Minnesota Food Law is reported to any such attorney for the institution of a criminal proceeding, the person against whom such proceeding is contemplated shall be given appropriate notice and an opportunity to present views before the commissioner or the commissioner's designated agent, either orally or in writing, in person, or by attorney, with regard to such contemplated proceeding.