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Title 6 : Agriculture

Chapter 028 : FERTILIZER AND LIME

(Cite as: 6 V.S.A. § 368)
  • § 368. Misbranding

    (a) No person shall distribute a misbranded fertilizer, plant amendment, plant biostimulant, soil amendment, or agricultural lime. A fertilizer, plant amendment, plant biostimulant, or soil amendment shall be deemed to be misbranded if:

    (1) its labeling is false or misleading in any particular;

    (2) it is distributed under the name of another fertilizer product, plant amendment, plant biostimulant, or soil amendment;

    (3) it contains unsubstantiated claims;

    (4) it is not labeled as required in section 365 of this title and in accordance with rules adopted under this chapter; or

    (5) it is labeled, or represented, to contain a plant nutrient that does not conform to the standard of identity established by rule. In adopting rules under this chapter, the Secretary shall give consideration to definitions recommended by the Association of American Plant Food Control Officials.

    (b) An agricultural lime shall be deemed to be misbranded if:

    (1) its labeling is false or misleading in any particular; or

    (2) it is not labeled as required by section 365 of this title and in accordance with rules adopted under this chapter. (Added 1985, No. 126 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 2003, No. 42, § 2, eff. May 27, 2003; 2021, No. 41, § 10.)