New York Agriculture & Markets Law

Sec. § 156-E
Sales Prohibitions


No person shall sell, expose for sale or transport for sale farm products in open or closed packages, if the package containing them or the label on them shall bear any statement, design or device regarding such farm products which shall be false or misleading in any particular.


No person shall sell or offer for sale or transport for sale in either open or closed packages farm products packed in such manner that the face or shown surface shall not be an average of the contents of the package.


It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to designate, display any sign designating, or advertise any place of business as a farmers’ market, unless farm products as defined in section two hundred twenty-three of the agriculture and markets law principally are displayed and offered for sale or sold therein or thereon.

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Dec. 13, 2016