Section 8-16-101

Fruit, nuts, vegetables and grain to be sold by avoirdupois weight or numerical count.

(a) Except as otherwise provided in this article or when sold in the original standard container, all fruit, nuts, vegetables and grain shall be sold at retail by avoirdupois weight or numerical count.

(b) The words "original standard container," as used in this section, shall mean and include only barrels, boxes, baskets, hampers or similar containers, the dimensions or capacity of which are established by regulations of the State Board of Agriculture and Industries, the contents of which have not been removed or repacked by the retailer and upon which is plainly and conspicuously marked the net quantity of the contents thereof in terms of weight, measure or numerical count.

(c) This section shall not apply to the sale by the bunch of fresh beets, onions, turnips, carrots and other similar vegetables usually and customarily sold by the bunch.

(Ag. Code 1927, §257; Code 1940, T. 2, §614.)