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HEARINGS

BEFORE A

SUBCOMMITTEE OF

THE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE

Congress
UNITED STATES, SENATE

SEVENTY-THIRD CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

ON

S. 1944

A BILL TO PREVENT THE MANUFACTURE, SHIPMENT, AND SALE
OF ADULTERATED OR MISBRANDED FOOD, DRUGS, AND
COSMETICS, AND TO REGULATE TRAFFIC THEREIN;

TO PREVENT THE FALSE ADVERTISEMENT OF
FOOD, DRUGS, AND COSMETICS, AND

FOR OTHER PURPOSES

30390

DECEMBER 7 AND 8, 1933

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WASHINGTON: 1934

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COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE
HUBERT D.
DUNCAN U. FLETCHER, Florida

MORRIS SHEPPARD, Texas

ROYAL S. COPELAND, New York

STEPHENS, Mississippi, Chairman

JOSIAH WILLIAM BAILEY, North Carolina
HATTIE W. CARAWAY, Arkansas
BENNETT CHAMP CLARK, Missouri
LOUIS MURPHY, Iowa

JOHN H. OVERTON, Louisiana

CHARLES L. McNARY, Oregon
HIRAM W. JOHNSON, California
GERALD P. NYE, North Dakota
ARTHUR H. VANDENBERG, Michigan
ROSCOE C. PATTERSON, Missouri
WALLACE H. WHITE, Jr., Maine

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FOOD, DRUGS, AND COSMETICS

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1933

UNITED STATES SENATE,

SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE,

Washington, D.C.

The subcommittee met, pursuant to call, in room 335 Senate Office Building, at 10:30 a.m., Senator Royal S. Copeland, presiding. Present: Senators Copeland, McNary, and Caraway.

Senator COPELAND. The hearing will come to order, please. We have a crowded room. I am sorry we have not chairs enough for everybody. Perhaps we can secure enough after awhile to fill the room. We had to go from a room which we had arranged into this larger one, and even this seems to be crowded. So you will help us a lot if you will be as quiet as possible.

This is a hearing of the subcommittee of the Committee on Commerce to consider Senate Bill 1944, and the record at this point will show a copy of the bill.

(S. 1944 is as follows:) In the Senate of the United States, June 6 (calendar day, June 12), 1933.

Mr. Copeland introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce.

A BILL to prevent the manufacture, shipment, and sale of adulterated or misbranded food, drugs, and cosmetics, and to regulate traffic therein; to prevent the false advertisement of food, drugs, and cosmetics, and for other purposes

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Federal Food and Drugs Act."

DEFINITIONS

SEC. 2. As used in this Act, unless the context otherwise indicates:

(a) The term "food" includes all substançes and preparations used for, or entering into the composition of, food, drink, confectionery, or condiment for man or other animals.

(b) The term "drug" includes (1) all substances and preparations recognized in the United States Pharmacopoeia or National Formulary or supplements thereto; and (2) all substances, preparations, and devices intended for use in the cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease in man or other animals; and (3) all substances and preparations, other than food, and all devices, intended to affect the structure or any function of the body of man or other animals. (c) The term "cosmetic" includes all substances and preparations intended for cleansing, or altering the appearance of, or promoting the attractiveness of the person. Except as indicated in paragraph (b) (3) of this section, the definitions of food, drug, and cosmetic shall not be construed as mutually exclusive. (d) The term "territory" means any territory or possession of the United States.

(e) The term "interstate commerce" means (1) commerce between any State or Territory and any place outside thereof, or between points within the same State or Territory but through any place outside thereof, and (2) commerce and manufacture within the District of Columbia or the Canal Zone or within any territory not organized with a legislative body.

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