Pure food legislation

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1900 - 32 pages
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Page 8 - Columbia, or from any foreign country, or shipment to any foreign country of any article of food or drugs which is adulterated or misbranded, within the meaning of this act, is hereby prohibited; and any person who shall ship or deliver for shipment from any state or territory or the District...
Page 9 - That it shall be the duty of each district attorney to whom the Secretary of Agriculture shall report any violation of this Act, or to whom any...
Page 9 - ... manufactured or offered for sale in the District of Columbia, or In any territory of the United States, or which shall be offered for sale in unbroken packages in any state other than that in which they shall have been respectively manufactured or produced, or which shall be received from any foreign country, or Intended for shipment to any foreign country, or which may be submitted for examination by the...
Page 9 - ... foreign country, shall be liable to be proceeded against in any district court of the United States...
Page 9 - The proceedings of such libel cases shall conform, as near as may be, to the proceedings in admiralty, except that either party may demand trial by jury of any issue of fact joined in any such case, and all such proceedings shall be at the suit of and in the name of the United States.
Page 22 - ... support the view that digestion is impaired by the presence in the stomach of the substances formed during the decomposition of alum. They consider that the public welfare would be improved by the exclusion of alum from all bread-making materials. No alum baking powder is furnished to the Army.
Page 9 - If it shall appear from such examination that any of the provisions of this Act have been violated the...
Page 6 - Senate 3 which was agreed to : Whereas it has been for years publicly charged that in the manufacture of articles of food and drink many manufacturers of the United States who transport their goods from one State to another do most grossly adulterate such products, to the serious detriment of the public health and to the defrauding of purchasers, Therefore, Resolved, That the Committee on Manufactures of the Senate is hereby authorized and directed to investigate and ascertain what, if any, manufacturers...
Page 26 - SMART, of the United States Army, say that while the injurious effect of the residua of alum baking powder is a matter of dispute, and while it is difficult to connect dyspepsia in the...
Page 10 - ... commonly sold in this country are the tartrate and the alum baking powders, and that the ideal baking powder is the tartrate, consisting of the acid tartrate of potash, obtained from the grape. When the wine ferments, the tartrate, being less soluble than the alcohol, is precipitated, and is then taken and purified and mixed with bicarbonate of soda, and a little starch to keep it dry and to act as a filler. In making bread the acid tartrate decomposes and sets free carbonic acid, which leavens...

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