Idaho Statutes

22-1208.  Commodity facts and benefits — Promotion. The commission is authorized and directed to disseminate information:
(a)  Relating to potatoes and the importance thereof in preserving the public health, the economy thereof in the diet of the people and the importance thereof in the nutrition of children;
(b)  Relating to the manner, method and means used and employed in the production, transportation, promotion and grading of potatoes and to laws of the state regulating and safeguarding such production, transportation, promotion and grading;
(c)  Relating to the added cost to the producer and dealer in producing and handling potatoes to meet the high standards imposed by the state that insure a pure and wholesome product;
(d)  Relating to the effect upon the public health which would result from a breakdown of the Idaho potato industry;
(e)  Relating to the reasons why producers and dealers should receive a reasonable return on their labor and investment;
(f)  Relating to the problem of furnishing the consumer at all times with an abundant supply of fine quality potatoes at reasonable prices;
(g)  Relating to factors of instability peculiar to the vegetable industry in general, and the potato industry in particular, such as unbalanced production, effect of the weather, influence of consumer purchasing power and price relative to the cost of other items of food in the normal diet of people, all to the end that an intelligent and increasing consumer demand may be created;
(h)  Relating to the possibilities of increased consumption of Idaho potatoes;
(i)  Relating to such other, further and additional information as shall tend to promote increased consumption of Idaho potatoes, as may foster a better understanding and more efficient cooperation between producers, dealers and the consuming public;
(j)  Relating to branding, labeling, stenciling, sealing or packaging to promote and use Idaho potatoes and to protect their identity as far as possible to the final consumer.

[22-1208, added 1939, ch. 172, sec. 8, p. 312; am. 1969, ch. 213, sec. 6, p. 614; am. 2004, ch. 188, sec. 4, p. 585.]

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