American Bottler Volume 40

American Bottler Volume 40

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...that they are compounds, imitations or blends... That the term blend... shall be construed to mean a mixture of like substances, not excluding coloring... used for the purpose of coloring... only." This, it seems to me, is not only strong evidence that Congress did not intend to prohibit color, but defined its purpose so far as compounds, imitations or blends are concerned, and to prevent the general language of previous paragraphs from being misconstrued, said specifically that under certain conditions coloring might be used if used for coloring only, and that its use in such cause is neither adulteration or misbranding. It must be concluded then that if added color does not conceal damage or inferiority, or does not assist in creating a false impression that the real article instead of an imitation is being offered for sale, there is no valid reason under the law for requiring a declaration of added color, and for manufacture of food products. I believe the importance of color in foods is sufficient warrant for the calling of a conference of food officials for the purpose of arriving at a definite conclusion on the subject of the use of color in foods and the formulation of a clearly defined policy for the guidance of officials charged with the enforcement of the law. PENNSYLVANIA HEALTH OFFICIALS TAKE PROMPT STEPS TO SUPPRESS SACCHARINE SUGAR SUBSTITUTE A bold effort of a Chicago manufacturing firm to flood Pennsylvania with a liquid sugar "substitute," composed almost entirely of saccharin, has been uncovered by the Bureau of Foods, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. Through the activity of Director James Foust of the Bureau, who promptly secured the co-operation of the Federal authorities at Washington, the...
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  • Paperback | 462 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 24mm | 816g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236819993
  • 9781236819994