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At the Thirteenth Session of the Idaho Territorial Legislature, that the following act was approved:

BUTTER IMITATION

AN ACT TO PREVENT THE SALE OF OLEOMARGARINE, BUTTERINE, MIXTURES IMITATING OR ADULTERATED BUTTER

Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Idaho, as follows:

Section 1.  Every person who sells or keeps for sale, or offers for sale, or otherwise disposes of any quantity of oleomargarine, butterine, mixture imitating butter, or adulterated butter, under the name of or under the pretense that the same is butter, or shall keep for sale or manufacture any quantity of oleomargarine, butterine, mixture imitating butter, or adulterated butter, without branding the same or the package in which it is contained, on the outside thereof, with the word oleomargarine, butterine or adulterated butter, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof before a court of competent jurisdiction, shall be punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for a term not less than fifty or more than two hundred days, or by fine not less than fifty or more than three hundred dollars, or by both such fine and imprisonment

Section 2.  This act shall take affect and be in force from and after its passage

Approved January 27, 1885

 

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