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Title XII PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE

Chapter 196

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  196.070.  Food, when deemed adulterated — industrial hemp content, effect of. — 1.  A food shall be deemed to be adulterated:

  (1)  If it bears or contains any poisonous or deleterious substance which may render it injurious to health; but in case the substance is not an added substance such food shall not be considered adulterated under this subdivision if the quantity of such substance in such food does not ordinarily render it injurious to health; or

  (2)  If it bears or contains any added poisonous or added deleterious substance which is unsafe within the meaning of section 196.085; or

  (3)  If it consists, in whole or in part, of any diseased, contaminated, filthy, putrid, or decomposed substance, or if it is otherwise unfit for food; or

  (4)  If it has been produced, prepared, packed, or held under insanitary conditions whereby it may have become contaminated with filth or whereby it may have been rendered diseased, unwholesome, or injurious to health; or

  (5)  If it is, in whole or in part, the product of a diseased animal or of an animal which has died otherwise than by slaughter, or that has been fed upon the uncooked offal from a slaughterhouse; or

  (6)  If its container is composed, in whole or in part, of any poisonous or deleterious substance which may render the contents injurious to health; or

  (7)  If any valuable constituent has been in whole or in part omitted or abstracted therefrom; or

  (8)  If any substance has been substituted wholly or in part therefor; or

  (9)  If damage or inferiority has been concealed in any manner; or

  (10)  If any substance has been added thereto or mixed or packed therewith so as to increase its bulk or weight, or reduce its quality or strength or make it appear better or of greater value than it is; or

  (11)  If it is confectionery and it bears or contains any alcohol or nonnutritive article or substance except harmless coloring, harmless flavoring, harmless resinous glaze not in excess of four-tenths of one percent, harmless natural wax not in excess of four-tenths of one percent, harmless natural gum, and pectin; provided, that this subdivision shall not apply to any confectionery, by reason of its containing less than five percent by weight of alcohol, or to any chewing gum by reason of its containing harmless nonnutritive masticatory substances; or

  (12)  If it bears or contains a coal tar color other than one from a batch which has been certified under authority of the federal act.

  2.  A food shall not be considered adulterated solely for containing industrial hemp, or an industrial hemp commodity or product.

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(L. 1943 p. 559 § 9865, A.L. 1994 S.B. 474, A.L. 2018 H.B. 2034)


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