(a) No person may have in his possession with the intent to sell, transport or manufacture any milk which is adulterated within the meaning of this article.
(b) No person may interfere with or prohibit the commissioner from performing the duties of his office.
(c) No person may fail to comply with the provisions of an embargo order issued under this article.
(d) No person may fail to comply with the provisions of a revocation, suspension or denial order issued under this article.
(e) No person who in any official capacity obtains any information under the provisions of this article that would be considered trade secrets regarding the quality, source and disposition of milk may use this information to his or her own personal gain.
(f) No person may purchase milk in this state on the basis of, or in any manner with reference to, the weight or measure or the amount of components in the product without a valid "permit for the purchase of milk" and may not establish the price on the basis of measurements or tests that have been performed in a dishonest, incompetent, or inaccurate manner, or falsify the records thereof.
(g) No person may weigh, measure, sample or test milk produced in this state for the purpose of establishing a purchase price of the product without a valid "milk tester license" and may not perform these duties in a dishonest, incompetent or inaccurate manner, falsify the records thereof, or use a testing method unless he has been certified to use that method.
(h) No person may weigh, measure or sample milk produced in this state for the purpose of establishing a purchase price of the product without a valid "milk weighers and samplers license" and may not perform these duties in a dishonest, incompetent manner or falsify the records thereof.
(i) No person may haul milk in or through this state in a tank truck that has previously been used to haul a chemical or foreign substance unless such tank truck has been cleaned and sanitized according to the rules promulgated by the commissioner prior to the hauling of such milk.
(j) No person may sell, offer for sale or expose for sale any milk that is from a herd that does not meet the requirements for animal health as set by rule under this article.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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