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Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954

Country
Type of law
Legislation
Source

Abstract
The Act seeks to prevent the adulteration of any article used as food of drinks for human consumption excluding drugs and water. The Act gives the power to the Central Government to set up at Central Committee for Food Standards and Central Food Laboratory for testing and analysing food items. Additionally, the Act also states that no persons shall import into India any food which has been adulterated or misbranded. The Act also provides penalties for contravening provisions of this Act.
Long title of text
An Act to make provisions on the prevention of adulteration of food.
Date of text
Repealed
Yes
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Repealed by