Notices of Judgment Under the Food and Drugs ACT Volume 7501, PT. 8000

Notices of Judgment Under the Food and Drugs ACT Volume 7501, PT. 8000

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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: ...guilty to the information, and the court imposed a fine of $250 and costs.. E. D. BALL, Acting Secretary' of Agriculture. On April 21, 1920, the United States attorney for the Southern District of New York, acting upon a report by the Secretary of Agriculture, filed in the District Court of the United States for said district an information against Accursio Dimino, New York, N. Y., alleging shipment by said defendant, inviolation of the Food and Drugs Act, as amended, on January 27, 1919, from the State of New York into the State of New Jersey, of a quantity of so-called olive oil which was adulterated and misbranded. The article was labeled, "First Pressing' Cream Olive Oil One Gallon Full Measure Guaranteed First Pressing Cream Olive Oil. This olive oil is guaranteed to be absolutely pure and is made from the finest selected olives grown on the Italian Riviera. This virgin oil is highly recommended for medicinal and table use. Vergine Questo olio d'oliva, prodotto della riviera ligure, e garantito purissimo. E insuperabile sia per uso medicinale che per tavola." Analysis of a sample of the article by the Bureau of Chemistry of this department showed that it consisted almost entirely of cottonseed oil and was short volume. Adulteration of the article, considered as a drug, was alleged in substance in the information for the reason that it was sold under and by a name recognized in the United States Pharmacopoeia, and differed from the standard of strength, quality, and purity as determined by the test laid down in said Pharmacopoeia, official at the time of investigation of said article, in that said Pharmacopoeia provides that olive oil shall be obtained from the fruit of olea Europoea, whereas said article...show more

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  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 386g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236833503
  • 9781236833501