No person, firm or corporation conducting a public eating place shall sell or offer for sale for human consumption any food containing equine meat or equine meat products, in whole or in part, without indicating such contents on each item thereof, or after each item thereof on the menu or bill of fare, in the same size print or writing as the largest size print or writing used in naming or describing such food. The provisions of this section shall be under the control and supervision of the Commissioner of Consumer Protection. Any person, or the responsible agent of any firm or corporation, who violates any provision of this section shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars or imprisoned not more than one year or both.
(1949 Rev., § 3924; 1958 Rev., § 19-180; 1959, P.A. 412, § 38; 2003, June 30 Sp.Sess., P.A. 03-6, § 146, eff. July 1, 2004; 2004, P.A. 04-189, § 1, eff. June 1, 2004.)