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A: The Colorado Department of Agriculture requires door-to-door meat sellers to be licensed and bonded. Sellers are required to provide a written receipt describing the products they are selling. The receipt should be dated, list the name and address of the seller, disclose in detail what was purchased, and be signed by the purchaser. This disclosure helps potential buyers make an informed decision. The sale of meat act also requires that the consumer has a "cooling off" period after a purchase.
A: Companies that sell meat and poultry door-to-door in Colorado must apply for a license, and submit copies of their advertising brochures and sales receipts to the HFSP Program Administrator for approval. The sales brochures cannot be misleading with regard to the advertised products. The HFSP Program's inspectors visit licensed companies and verify that the consumers are given the proper disclosures at the time of the sale.
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A: Sometimes, consumers may have second thoughts about whether they made a wise purchase, especially if the quality of the meat or poultry is not what they expected. Colorado's Sale Of Meat Act requires the seller to give the consumer three days to cancel a purchase that was made in the home. Under the law, the salesperson must orally inform the purchaser of their cancelation rights at the time of sale. Two copies of a cancelation form and a copy of the receipt must also be provided.