Annual Report

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Report for 1897/98 includes also "Laws of the state of Michigan relative to the powers and duties of the Dairy and Food Commissioner and the adulteration of foods and drinks."

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Page 43 - If it is colored, coated, polished, or powdered, whereby damage or inferiority is concealed, or if by any means it is made to appear better or of greater value than it really is.
Page 43 - food,' as used herein, shall include all articles used for food, drink, confectionery, or condiment by man or other animals, whether simple, mixed, or compound.
Page 48 - ... inspector in the performance of his duty, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and punished therefor.
Page 43 - If it consists wholly or in part of a diseased, decomposed, putrid, infected, tainted or rotten animal or vegetable substance or article, whether manufactured or not, or in the case of milk, if it is the product of a diseased animal.
Page 48 - No dealer in milk, and no servant or agent of such a dealer, shall sell, exchange, or deliver, or have in his custody or possession with intent to sell, exchange, or deliver, milk from which the cream or any part thereof has been removed, unless in a conspicuous place above the center upon the outside of every vessel, can, or package from which such milk is sold, the words "skimmed milk" are distinctly marked in letters not less than one inch in length.
Page 52 - food," as used herein, shall include all articles used for food or drink by man, whether simple, mixed, or compound. SEC. 3. Any article shall be deemed to be adulterated within the meaning of this Act...
Page 42 - ... food and drink products and of dairy products, so far as he may deem the same of benefit and advantage to the public...
Page 43 - In the case of food: (1) If any substance or substances have been mixed with it, so as to lower or depreciate, or injuriously affect its quality, strength, or purity; (2) If any inferior or cheaper substance, or substances have been substituted wholly or in part for it...
Page 44 - The commissioner of agriculture shall procure and issue to the cheese manufacturers of the state on proper application therefor, and under such regulations as to the custody and use thereof as he may prescribe, a uniform stencil brand, bearing a suitable device or motto, and the words "New York state full cream cheese.
Page 46 - The taking of orders, or the making of agreements or contracts by any person, firm or corporation, or by any agent or representative thereof, for the future delivery of any of the articles, products, goods, wares or merchandise embraced within the provisions of this act, shall be deemed a sale within the meaning of this act.

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