67. THE PREVENTION OF FOOD ADULTRATION ACT, 1954
The Act provides provisions against the adultration of food. A Central for food standards is created to advise the Central/State Government on maters arising out of the administration of this Act.

The Act prohibits manufacturing, sale-import etc. of adultrated misbranded food etc. The meaning of gAdultratedh and misbranded is given in Act which is seen to carefully.

Food Inspectors and Public Analysts are appointed to take samples of food and analysis them for adultration.

Strict punishments are provided for manufacturing-selling and import of adultrated ?misbranded food.

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