Provides that all foodstuffs or products produced for the purposes of consumption, that are produced in and remain within the borders of North Carolina including the producers, the means of production, and the produce, will fall solely under North Carolina’s regulatory authority, and are not subject to federal regulation. Requires the packaging of all foods and produce that are produced in and remain within the borders of NC to be labeled “Made in North Carolina” or “Made in N.C.” Prohibits public employees at the federal, state, or local level from enforcing provisions of federal law on foodstuffs and produce in intrastate commerce. Makes a violation of the statute a Class 1A misdemeanor. Authorizes the Governor and Attorney General to enforce the statute by seeking injunctive or other relief.
Bill H 65 (2011-2012)Summary date: Feb 9 2011 - View summary