Annual Report of the State Board of Health of Massachusetts, Volume 29

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Wright & Potter., 1898 - Public health
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Page xlvi - To the Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General Court assembled.
Page 544 - 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 544 - 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) It any inferior or cheaper substance or substances have been substituted wholly or in part for it.
Page 544 - ... (3) if any valuable or necessary constituent or ingredient has been wholly or in part abstracted from it; (4) if it is an imitation of, or is sold under the name of, another article; (5) 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 produce of a diseased animal...
Page xxv - Their action Is Intended to be prompt and summary. They are clothed with extraordinary powers for the protection of the community from noxious Influences affecting life and health, and It Is Important that their proceedings should be embarrassed and delayed as little as possible by the necessary observance of formalities.
Page 401 - The acids are the strongest nitric and sulphuric acids, mixed in the proportion of one part of the former to three of the latter by weight.
Page 545 - 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 545 - Provided, that the provisions of this act shall not apply to mixtures or compounds recognized as ordinary articles or ingredients of articles of food...
Page 544 - An article shall be deemed to be adulterated within the meaning of this Act: (a) In the case of drugs: (1) If, when sold under or by a name recognized in the United States Pharmacopoeia, it differs from the standard of strength, quality or purity laid down therein...
Page 5 - ... to bear the expense of such consultation or advice, or of experiments made for the purposes of this act. All such authorities, corporations, firms and individuals are hereby required to give notice to said Board of their intentions in the premises, and to submit for its advice outlines of their proposed plans or schemes in relation to water supply and disposal of drainage and sewage ; and all petitions to the Legislature for authority to introduce a system of water supply, drainage or sewerage...

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