The Sale of Food & Drugs Acts, 1875-1899, and Forms and Notices Issued Thereunder, with Notes and Cases: Together with an Appendix Containing the Other Acts Relating to Adulteration, Chemical Notes, Etc., Etc

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Shaw, 1900 - Drugs - 202 pages
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Page 8 - Where any matter or ingredient not injurious to health has been added to the food or drug because the same is required for the production or preparation thereof...
Page 85 - ... offender brought before the court at the time appointed for hearing the charge, and if, after the commission of the offence has been proved, the...
Page 25 - No person shall, with the intent that the same may be sold in its altered state without notice, abstract from an article of food any part of it so as to affect injuriously its quality, substance, or nature, and no person shall sell any article so altered without making disclosure of the alteration, under a penalty in each case not exceeding twenty pounds.
Page 57 - ... that he had no reason to believe at the time when he sold it that the article was otherwise, and that he sold it in the same state as when he purchased it, he shall be discharged from the prosecution, but shall be liable to pay the costs incurred by the prosecutor, unless he shall have given due notice to him that he will rely on the above defence.
Page 189 - It shall be the duty of every local authority entrusted with the execution of the laws relating to the sale of food and drugs to appoint a public analyst, and put in force from time to time, as occasion may arise, the powers with which they are invested, so as to provide proper securities for the sale of food and drugs in a pure and genuine condition, and in particular to direct their officers to take samples for analysis.
Page 75 - Act for selling to the prejudice of the purchaser any article of food or any drug which is not of the nature, substance, and quality of the article demanded...
Page 18 - Act, 1875, against a person who sells to the prejudice of the purchaser a compounded drug which is not of the nature, substance, and quality of the article demanded by the purchaser.
Page 172 - ... shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty pounds or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months.
Page 45 - If any such officer, inspector, or constable, as above described, shall apply to purchase any article of food or any drug exposed to sale, or on sale by retail on any premises or in any shop or stores, and shall tender the price for the quantity which he shall require for the purpose of analysis, not being more than shall be reasonably requisite...
Page 7 - No person shall mix, colour, stain, or powder, or order or permit any other person to mix, colour, stain, or powder any article of food with any ingredient or material so as to render the article injurious to health, with intent that the same may be sold in that state...

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