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Fruit may be sold or transported direct from producer.
Section 601.9911, Florida Statutes 2009

601.9911  Fruit may be sold or transported direct from producer.--Any citrus producer may transport her or his own citrus fruit or any citrus fruit may be sold or purchased and transported in interstate or intrastate commerce in truckload lots direct from a producer and any such fruit so sold, purchased, or transported need not be processed, handled by any packinghouse, washed, polished, graded, stamped, labeled, branded, placed in containers, or otherwise prepared for market as may be provided herein. Such fruit shall be certified at the time of inspection as tree run grade of fruit, but shall otherwise remain subject to the maturity standards and all other conditions, restrictions, emergency quality assurance orders, and other requirements of this chapter and shall be inspected for such compliance as all other fruit is inspected at such convenient locations as may be determined by the Department of Agriculture. Any such fruit violating any of the provisions of this chapter, or any rule or regulation of the Department of Citrus made pursuant to this chapter, but not inconsistent with this section, may be seized, condemned, and destroyed as provided herein. At the time of such inspection, all fees, assessments, and excise taxes provided in this chapter shall be paid and collected at the same rate as paid by all other fresh fruit growers or shippers.

History.--s. 1091/2, ch. 25149, 1949; ss. 14, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 7, ch. 71-185; s. 22, ch. 71-186; s. 3, ch. 90-195; s. 989, ch. 97-103.

Note.--Former s. 601.0110.