§19-11-1. Purpose.

It is the intent of the Legislature that this article regulate the purchase of milk on the basis of weight, measure or components in the milk; confer powers and impose duties upon the commissioner of agriculture; prescribe penalties; and provide for the enforcement thereof.

Furthermore, except where otherwise indicated it is the intent of the Legislature that this article substantially conform with the federal regulations promulgated under the authority of the United States secretary of health and human services in order to provide for the movement of bulk milk, cream and the products manufactured from milk and cream in interstate and intrastate commerce with a minimum of economic barriers.