Investigation Into Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) Inspection Activities: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundredth Congress, First Session, May 15, 1987
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1987 - 549 pages
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Page 225 - ... (2) a food for which a standard or standards of fill of container have been prescribed by regulations as provided by Section 401, and it falls below the standard of fill of container applicable thereto, unless its label bears, in such manner and form as such regulations specify, a statement that it falls below such standard.
Page 200 - That all charges for storage, cartage, and labor on goods which are refused admission or delivery shall be paid by the owner or consignee, and in default of such payment shall constitute a lien against any future importation made by such owner or consignee. SEC. 12. That the term "Territory" as used in this Act shall include the insular possessions of the United States. The word "person...
Page 190 - ... if it consists in whole or in part of any filthy, putrid, or decomposed substance, or if it is otherwise unfit for food; or (4) if it has been prepared, packed, or held under insanitary conditions whereby it may have become contaminated with filth, or whereby it may have been rendered injurious to health...
Page 233 - When construing and enforcing the provisions of this Act, the act, omission, or failure of any officer, agent, or other person acting for or employed by...
Page 191 - labeling" means all labels and other written, printed, or graphic matter (1) upon any article or any of its containers or wrappers, or (2) accompanying such article.
Page 224 - If it bears or contains any poisonous or deleterious substance which may render it injurious to health...
Page 237 - When a decree of condemnation is entered against the article, court costs and fees, and storage and other proper expenses, shall be awarded against the person, if any, intervening as claimant of the article.
Page 223 - If any provision of this Act or the application thereof to any person or circumstances is held invalid, the validity of the remainder of the Act and of the application of such provision to other persons and circumstances shall not be affected thereby.
Page 233 - Before any violation of this Act is reported by the Secretary to any United States attorney for institution of a criminal proceeding, the person against whom such proceeding is contemplated shall be given appropriate notice and an opportunity to present his views, either orally or in writing, with regard to such contemplated proceeding.
Page 208 - Any person who violates any of the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall, on conviction thereof, be subject to imprisonment for not more than one year, or a fine of not more than five hundred dollars, or both such imprisonment and fine...