Notices of Judgment Under the Food and Drugs ACT Volume 8001, PT. 8500

Notices of Judgment Under the Food and Drugs ACT Volume 8001, PT. 8500

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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. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...had been mixed and packed with the article so as to lower and reduce and injnriously affect its quality. 1'urther adulteration was alleged in that water had been substituted in part for butter, which the article purported to be. Misbranding of the June 12 shipment was alleged in that the statement on the label on the package containing the article, to wit, "Butter," was false and misleading in that it represented that the article consisted wholly of butter, whereas it did not consist wholly of butter, but contained an excessive amount of water. Further misbranding was alleged in that the article was so labeled as to deceive and mislead the purchaser into the belief that the article contained butter, whereas it contained an excessive amount of water. Misbranding of the article in each shipment was alleged in that the statement on the package, to wit, "1 Pound Net," represented that the package contained 1 pound of the article, whereas it contained less than 1 pound of the article. It was further misbranded in that it was so labeled as to deceive and mislead the purchaser into the belief that each package contained 1 pound of the article, whereas it contained less than 1 pound. Further misbranding was alleged i11 that it was food in package form, and the quantity of the contents was not plainly and conspicuously marked on the outside of the package.. On April 14, 1920, the defendant entered a plea of guilty to the information, and the court imposed a fine of $225 and costs. E. D. BALL, Acting Secretary of Agriculture. On August 30, 1919, the United States attorney for the Western District of Missouri, acting upon a report by the Secretary of Agriculture, filed in the District Court of the United States for said...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236890701
  • 9781236890702