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An article of food shall be deemed to be "adulterated" if—
(a) any substance has been mixed and packed with it so as to reduce or lower or injuriously affect its quality or strength, or
(b) any substance has been substituted wholly or in part for it, or
(c) any of the normal constituents has been wholly or in part abstracted so as to render it injurious to health, or
(d) it is mixed, coloured, powdered, coated or stained in a manner whereby damage or inferiority is concealed, or
(e) it does not comply with any standard provided by or under this Ordinance or any other law for the time being in force, or
(f) it contains or is mixed or diluted with any substance in such quantity as is to the prejudice of the purchaser or consumer or in such proportion as diminishes in any manner the food value or nutritive qualities which it possesses in its pure, normal, undeteriorated and sound condition, or
(g) it contains any poisonous or deleterious ingredient which may render it injurious to health, or
(h) it is not of the nature, substance or quality which it purports to be or which it is represented to be by the manufacturer or the seller.
[See, section 2(1), the Pure Food Ordinance, 1959 (East Pakistan Ordinance No. LXVIII of 1959)].
"adulterated" when used with reference to a pesticide, means any pesticide the strength or purity of which falls below the professed standard or quality which is expressed on its label or under which it is sold or a pesticide any valuable ingredient of which has been wholly or partially extracted.
[See, section 3 (a), the Agriculture Pesticides Ordinance,1971 (Ordinance No. II of 1971)].
Created OnDecember 19, 2010, 11:43 AM