Section 20-1-27

Prohibited activities.

No person shall engage in any of the following activities within this state:

(1) Manufacture for sale herein, have in his or her possession with intent to sell, offer or expose for sale, sell, or deliver any article of food or drugs which is adulterated or misbranded within the meaning of this division.

(2) Sell or offer for sale out-of-date Class A foods which include baby food, infant formula, and potentially hazardous food.

(3)a. Obscure, remove, or otherwise render illegible any information appearing on beverage labels, packages, or containers related to production information, best before dates, or other disclosure printed on, affixed to, or appearing on the labels, packages, or containers.

b. This subdivision shall not apply to any alteration of a beverage label, package, or container made by, or at the direction of, either the owner of the trademark rights to the brand that appears on the beverage label, package, or container or an authorized manufacturer of the beverage.

c. This subdivision shall not apply to alcoholic beverages as defined in Section 28-3-1.

d. This subdivision shall not apply to any entity, organization, or association, including, but not limited to, a nonprofit or other fund-raising organization that does not operate for a commercial purpose.

(4)a. Store or transport any beverage product that bears a labeling that has been obscured, removed, or rendered illegible as described in subdivision (3).

b. This subdivision shall not apply to any alteration of a beverage label, package, or container made by, or at the direction of, either the owner of the trademark rights to the brand that appears on the beverage label, package, or container or an authorized manufacturer of the beverage.

c. This subdivision shall not apply to alcoholic beverages as defined in Section 28-3-1.

d. This subdivision shall not apply to any entity, organization, or association, including, but not limited to, a nonprofit or other fund-raising organization that does not operate for a commercial purpose.

(Ag. Code 1927, §37; Code 1940, T. 2, §304; Act 2000-320, p. 505, §1; Act 2012-472, p. 1302, §1.)