Skip to main content

Delaware Code Title 3. Agriculture § 7108. Feeding of garbage to hogs prohibited;  exception;  penalty

Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes, a free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.

(a) No person shall feed garbage to hogs in this State except as provided in subsection (c) of this section.

(b) For the purposes of this section “garbage” means putrescible animal and vegetable waste resulting from the handling, preparation, cooking and consumption of foods, swine carcasses and parts thereof, but not to include waste exclusively vegetable in nature.

(c) This section shall not apply to any individual farmer who feeds only his or her own household garbage to hogs which are raised for such individual farmer's own use.

(d) Whoever wilfully violates this section shall be fined not less than $200 and not more than $500.  Each day's violation shall be considered a separate offense.

(e) Justices of the peace shall have original jurisdiction to hear, try and finally determine alleged violations of this section.

Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Delaware Code Title 3. Agriculture § 7108. Feeding of garbage to hogs prohibited;  exception;  penalty - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/de/title-3-agriculture/de-code-sect-3-7108/


FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.

Copied to clipboard