Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws 40-32-35

  • Milk product: any product formulated by the addition of milk or a product derived from more than fifty percent milk if the milk or the product derived from more than fifty percent milk is greater than fifty percent of the product by weight or volume. See South Dakota Codified Laws 40-32-2
  • Person: includes natural persons, partnerships, associations, cooperative corporations, limited liability companies, and corporations. See South Dakota Codified Laws 2-14-2
  • Secretary: the secretary of agriculture. See South Dakota Codified Laws 40-32-2
The secretary upon seizing or quarantining contraband pursuant to § 40-32-34 may, within two days, petition the circuit court for the county in which the contraband material is found for condemnation of the material. The court shall fix a time and place of hearing and provide for reasonable notice thereof to the person in whose possession the contraband material was found. Upon hearing, the court shall determine whether the milk or milk product is in fact adulterated, misbranded or otherwise illegal. If the court determines that the article is adulterated, misbranded or otherwise illegal, it shall order that the same be condemned and destroyed or otherwise disposed of as the court shall direct.