Full Statute Name:  Connecticut General Statutes Annotated. Title 21A. Consumer Protection. Chapter 417. General Provisions. Pure Food and Drugs. § 21a-22. Sale of equine meat in public eating places

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Primary Citation:  C. G. S. A. § 21a-22 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  November, 2014 Alternate Citation:  CT ST § 21a-22 Date Adopted:  1949
Summary:

This Connecticut law states that a public eating place shall not sell or offer equine meat without without indicating such contents of each item in print. Any person, or the responsible agent of any firm or corporation, who violates any provision of this section shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned not more than 1 year or both.

Statute Text: 

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.

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(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.)

 

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