Any person producing, manufacturing, or handling, in this state, any of the products mentioned in section 27.01, except cheese and butter, and preparing, packing, and offering the same for sale, may file with the commissioner a brand or label, and the applicant may place upon this brand or label such descriptive or locative matter as shall be approved by the commissioner. The commissioner may issue to such applicant for brands and labels a permit to use the same, subject to such rules and restrictions as to quality of product so branded as the commissioner may determine. The brand or label shall be recorded in the office of the commissioner and any person who shall, without authority of the commissioner, brand and label therewith products or commodities of a quality below the standard permitted under the brand or label, shall be subject to the penal provisions of section 27.19.
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes