New York Agriculture & Markets Law
Labeling of Certain Frozen Foods
If any person, firm, corporation, partnership, association or any other business association sells at retail or displays for sale at retail any sea food, food fish or shellfish, any meat, meat by-product or meat food product capable of use as human food as those terms are defined in section ninety-six-g of this chapter, any poultry or poultry product capable of use as human food as those terms are defined in section ninety-six-z-21 of this chapter which has been frozen subsequent to being offered for sale or distribution to the ultimate consumer, it shall bear a label in the form to be prescribed by regulation of the commissioner which is clearly discernible to a customer that such product has been previously offered for sale in unfrozen form. No such sea food, food fish or shellfish, meat, meat by-product or meat food product, poultry or poultry product shall be sold unless in such a package or container bearing said label. The commissioner shall also have the power to prescribe by regulations the labeling of such products not sold by package or container.
(b) The provisions of this subdivision shall not be applicable in cities having a population of one million or more.