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239.51 STANDARD WEIGHTS OF CERTAIN CONTAINERS.

Subdivision 1.Standard weights; exceptions.

(a) It shall be unlawful for any person, partnership, corporation, company, cooperative society, or organization to pack for sale, sell, offer or expose for sale in this state any of the following commodities except in containers of net avoirdupois weights of 3, 5, 10, 25, 50, and 100 pounds, and multiples of 100 pounds: wheat flour, self-rising wheat flour, phosphated wheat flour, bromated flour, enriched flour, enriched self-rising flour, enriched bromated flour, corn flour, corn meals, hominy, and hominy grits.

(b) The provisions of this section shall not apply to:

(1) the retailing of flours, meals, hominy, and hominy grits direct to the consumer from bulk stock;

(2) the sale of flours and meals to commercial bakers or blenders in containers of more than 100 pounds or for export;

(3) flours, meals, hominy, and hominy grits packed in containers the net contents of which are less than three pounds;

(4) the exchange of wheat for flour by mills grinding for toll.

Subd. 2.Misdemeanor.

Any violation of this section constitutes a misdemeanor.

History:

1945 c 295