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West's Wisconsin Statutes Annotated. Agriculture, Food and Trade Practice.(Ch. 91 to 100). Chapter 97. Food Regulation. 97.45. Labeling of horsemeat

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Citation: W.S.A. 97.45

Citation: WI ST 97.45


Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 10/2013

Summary:   This Wisconsin statute states that no person shall sell any horsemeat, unless it is conspicuously labeled, marked, branded or tagged “horsemeat.” Violation is a Class H felony.


Statute in Full:

(1) No person shall sell any horsemeat, unless it is conspicuously labeled, marked, branded or tagged “horsemeat” or, in case horsemeat is used as an ingredient in any animal or human food, unless such food is conspicuously labeled to show the presence of horsemeat.

(2) Whoever violates this section is guilty of a Class H felony.

<<For credits, see Historical Note field.>>

HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES

Source:

L.1953, c. 208.
St.1967, § 97.555.
L.1969, c. 286, § 37, eff. Dec. 28, 1969.
St.1975, § 95.29.
L.1977, c. 216, §§ 4, 16, eff. April 7, 1978.
L.1979, c. 129, § 14, eff. March 13, 1980.
St.1983, §§ 97.45, 97.72(2).
1985 Act 229, §§ 2, 3, eff. April 22, 1986.
1997 Act 283, § 72, eff. Dec. 31, 1999.


2001 Act 109, § 262, eff. Feb. 1, 2003.
2001 Act 109 amended subsec. (2).
1997 Act 283 amended subsec. (2).

Former Sections:

St.1967, § 97.45, relating to renovated butter, was repealed by L.1969, c. 286, § 32, eff. Dec. 28, 1969, as part of an extensive revision of this chapter, and was derived from:
L.1899, c. 76, § 1.
L.1905, c. 34, § 1.
L.1925, c. 4.
St.1925, § 352.38.
L.1935, c. 550, § 244.
St.1935, § 97.45.

 



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