Report of the Board of Health of the city and port of Philadelphia. 1896

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Board of Health, 1897

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Page 13 - ... shall not exceed one and one-half times the width of the widest street upon which it is built, and that all buildings over seventy feet in height shall be absolutely fire-proof.
Page 143 - 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 144 - ... of a diseased animal: (6) 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 ; (7) If it contains any added substance or ingredient which is poisonous or injurious to health...
Page 57 - All principals or other persons in charge of schools as aforesaid are hereby required to refuse the admission of any child to the schools under their charge or supervision, except upon a certificate signed by a physician, setting forth that such child has been successfully vaccinated, or that it has previously had small-pox.
Page 144 - If any inferior or cheaper substance, or substances have been substituted wholly or in part for it; (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...
Page 145 - ... necessary costs and expenses incurred in inspecting and analyzing such adulterated articles of which said person...
Page 155 - Legislation to provide for the official inspection of this, as of other food products, and to insure that it shall be sold for what it is, and not for what it is not, is very desirable. Every reasonable measure to prevent fraud, here as elsewhere, ought to be welcomed. But the attempt to curtail or suppress the production of a cheap and useful food material by law...
Page v - To THE SELECT AND COMMON COUNCILS OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA. GENTLEMEN : — In accordance with the provisions of the Act of Assembly of June 1, 1885...
Page 144 - If any substance or substances have been mixed with it so as to lower or depreciate or injuriously affect its quality, strength or purity.
Page 143 - No person shall, within this State, manufacture for sale, offer for sale, or sell any drug or article of food which is adulterated within the meaning of this Act.

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