United States Code
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Penalties for noncompliance
If a person fails to comply with any requirement of this chapter (including regulations promulgated under this chapter), the Secretary may assess, on the record after an opportunity for a hearing, a civil penalty—
of not more than $25,000 per violation, if an agricultural product is not involved in the violation; or
of not more than 100 percent of the value of the agricultural product, if an agricultural product is involved in the violation.
cite as: 7 USC 254