When any person licensed under sections 28A.04 and 32.10 shall have been convicted of a violation of any provision of any law of this state relating to the manufacture or sale of butter or cheese or other dairy products, or the operation of dairy plants, or other establishments in which dairy products or goat milk, as defined in section 32.391, subdivision 1, are manufactured, processed, or handled, or for transportation, or of any provision of any rule of the commissioner made and promulgated under the provisions of law or there has been a continued course of conduct by such licensee or any agent, representative or employee of such licensee which deceives or defrauds producers or consumers, the license (1) may be suspended for the time stated in order of suspension, (2) may be revoked or canceled by the commissioner, or (3) upon application for a renewal license, the commissioner may refuse to issue the same, upon ten days' written notice with opportunity to be heard. The commissioner shall promulgate procedural rules governing the notice, hearing, evidence, findings, order, and record to be kept in such hearings, in the manner provided by law. Upon conviction of a second or any subsequent offense, the commissioner may revoke and cancel such license with or without notice of hearing, in the commissioner's discretion, and in such case the commissioner shall not issue another license for the operation of such plant or establishment for a term of one year from the date of such cancellation or revocation.
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