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BULLETSt. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 11.38 Food Inspection and Supervision

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Chapter 11.38
Food Inspection and Supervision

Sections:

11.38.010 Office of inspector of human food products.
11.38.020 Inspectors of human food products--Bond.
11.38.030 Inspectors of human food products--Duties generally.
11.38.040 Inspectors of human food products--Powers--Condemnation of unwholesome food.
11.38.050 Duty of persons having unwholesome food.
11.38.060 Publication of names of offenders.

V.A.M.S.:

196.010--196.959 Foods and drugs, generally

196.180 Board of floor inspectors (St. Louis)

City Counselor Ops.: 8769

Cases:

The ordinances of the city of St. Louis did not require flour manufactured in the city to be submitted for inspection before sale. City of St. Louis v. Shands, 20 Mo. 149 (1854).

11.38.010 Office of inspector of human food products.

There is hereby created the office of inspector of human food products for the city.
(1948 C. Ch. 26 13: 1960 C. 476.010 (part).)

Cases:

Right to appoint inspectors under the police power of the state. State ex rel. Barker v. Merchants Exchange of St. Louis, 190 S.W. 903, 269 Mo. 346, Ann. Cas. 1917E, 871 (1917), affirmed 39 S.Ct. 114, 248 U.S. 365, 63 L.Ed. 300.

11.38.020 Inspectors of human food products--Bond.

Inspectors of human food products shall each give bond to the city in the sum of four thousand dollars.
(1948 C. Ch. 26 14: 1960 C. 476.010 (part).)

11.38.030 Inspectors of human food products--Duties generally.

Inspectors of human food products shall perform such duties as may be prescribed by ordinance or required of them by the health commissioner.
(1948 C. Ch. 26 15: 1960 C. 476.010 (part).)

11.38.040 Inspectors of human food products--Powers--Condemnation of unwholesome food.

Inspectors of human food products shall have power to enter all markets, stores, houses or other places where food products are offered for sale for human food. When such human food products are found on inspection to be tainted, diseased, corrupted or unwholesome from any cause, the inspector making the inspection shall condemn the same as unfit for human food, mutilate or mark the same in such manner as he may deem best to indicate condemnation of the same, and order the same to be immediately disposed of otherwise than for food.
(1948 C. Ch. 26 16: 1960 C. 476.020.)

11.38.050 Duty of persons having unwholesome food.

Any person having in possession any human food products which are tainted, diseased, corrupted or unwholesome from any cause, shall inform the health commissioner, in writing, under oath, within forty-eight hours after notification by an inspector as to what disposition has been made of such human food products. Any such person failing to comply with the provisions of this section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor.
(1948 C. Ch. 26 17: 1960 C. 476.030.)

11.38.060 Publication of names of offenders.

The name and place of business of any person who shall be convicted of any offense under this chapter shall be published by the health commissioner conspicuously in the newspapers doing the city printing.
(1948 C. Ch. 26 19: 1960 C. 476.040.)

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