Notices of Judgment Under the Food and Drugs ACT Volume 251, PT. 500

Notices of Judgment Under the Food and Drugs ACT Volume 251, PT. 500

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ... In the Lottery case (188 U. S. 321) the Supreme Court upheld the validity of the law prohibiting the sending of lottery tickets from one state to another, and reasoning by analogy, it seems perfectly clear that Congress can prohibit the shipment in interstate commerce of food that has been adulterated, or labeled so as to defraud or mislead the public. The second contention I consider equally without merit. While the Act is necessarily broad in its terms, the courts can well protect the rights of parties in each particular case by requiring specific and properly drawn pleadings. The exceptions must therefore be overruled. The claimant thereupon asserted its intention to take appeal from the ruling of the court and declared in open court by its proctors no answer would be made by it to the libel. Thereupon, after the delays allowed by law had elapsed, the court pronounced the claimant in eontumacy and default, adjudged the libel to be taken pro confesso, and proceeded to hear the cause ea: parte. A commissioner was duly appointed, before whom the United States of America, libelant, offered testimony in substance as follows: B. C. WINSLOw, Inspector of the Department of Agriculture: I saw the flour described in the libel milled and loaded into the car at Wellington, Kans. The flour was milled from soft wheat, or what ordinarily is called soft wheat, and a straight grade, to which other clear flour was added and mixed, and it was packed under the label "Aetna Silk High Patent Flour." The flour was bleached by the Alsop process before it was passed into the packing room. I have observed the Alsop process in a large number of mills throughout the United States. The process, in its essential parts, consists of an apparatus for the...
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  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 318g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236856082
  • 9781236856081