Health & Safety Code Section 432.020
(a)The commissioner or the commissioner’s designee may issue an emergency order, either mandatory or prohibitory, concerning the sale or distribution of distressed foods, drugs, devices, or cosmetics in the department’s jurisdiction if the commissioner or the commissioner’s designee determines that:
(1)the sale or distribution of those foods, drugs, devices, or cosmetics creates or poses an immediate and serious threat to human life or health; and
(2)other procedures available to the department to remedy or prevent the occurrence of the situation will result in unreasonable delay.
(b)The commissioner or the commissioner’s designee may issue the emergency order without notice and hearing if the commissioner or the commissioner’s designee determines it is necessary under the circumstances.
(c)If an emergency order is issued without a hearing, the department, not later than the 30th day after the date on which the emergency order is issued, shall determine a time and place for a hearing at which the emergency order will be affirmed, modified, or set aside. The hearing shall be held under departmental formal hearing rules.
Section 432.020 — Emergency Order,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.432.htm#432.020 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).