Section 2-13-2

Purpose of article; power of board.

The purpose of the provisions of this article is to promote the dairying interest of the state, to secure to the public wholesome, clean and nutritious milk, cream, butter and by-products of the same and to prevent frauds upon the public in connection therewith. The State Board of Agriculture and Industries shall have the authority and power and it shall be its duty upon the recommendation of the commissioner to promulgate such rules and regulations as are necessary to accomplish the declared purpose of this article and to secure the enforcement of the provisions of this article; provided, that such rules and regulations shall not invade the domain of the public health laws or ordinances nor restrict the powers of the State Board of Health nor the local boards of health.

(Ag. Code 1927, §48; Code 1940, T. 2, §186.)