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Connecticut Laws | Title 21a Consumer Protection
CHAPTER 417* GENERAL PROVISIONS. PURE FOOD AND DRUGS
Sec. 21a-50. (Formerly Sec. 19-196). Statistical reports.

Sec. 21a-50. (Formerly Sec. 19-196). Statistical reports. (246)(Text)

Each manufacturer of frozen desserts and frozen dessert mix for sale shall file with the Commissioner of Consumer Protection, upon a form prescribed by him, not later than the tenth day of each month, a statement for the preceding month showing the amount of each class of frozen desserts and frozen dessert mix manufactured, the ingredients used in the manufacture of such frozen desserts and frozen dessert mix and such other statistical information as the commissioner requires. (247)

Sec. 21a-51. (Formerly Sec. 19-197). Application for license by manufacturer of frozen desserts and mixes. (248)(Text)

Each manufacturer of frozen desserts and frozen dessert mix for sale shall file with the Commissioner of Consumer Protection an application for a license, upon a form prescribed by the commissioner. The application shall show the location of each plant at which frozen desserts and frozen dessert mix are to be manufactured and the name of the brand or brands, if any, under which the same are to be sold. The license period shall be for twelve months. (249)

Sec. 21a-52. (Formerly Sec. 19-198). License fees. (250)(Text)

The license fee for a retail manufacturer of frozen desserts shall be fifty dollars for each plant. The license fee for a wholesale manufacturer to manufacture frozen desserts or frozen dessert mix within Connecticut or to sell within Connecticut, as the case may be, shall be one hundred dollars for the first twenty-five thousand gallons or fraction thereof and an additional one dollar and fifty cents per thousand gallons or fraction thereof above twenty-five thousand gallons manufactured or sold in Connecticut during the previous calendar year, provided such fee shall not exceed two thousand seven hundred fifty dollars. In any case where dessert mix is manufactured by a particular manufacturer and such mix is subsequently converted by the same manufacturer into frozen dessert, either in the same plant or in another owned by such manufacturer, the license fee payable by such manufacturer on account of all of the processes wherein such mix is concerned shall be computed on the basis of the total number of gallons of finished frozen desserts so manufactured using such mix, and no license fee shall be due or payable on any such frozen mix so manufactured and used. The fee shall be tendered to the Commissioner of Consumer Protection with the application and, upon the issuance of the license, shall be remitted by the commissioner to the State Treasurer. (251)

Sec. 21a-53. (Formerly Sec. 19-199). Issuance of license. (252)(Text)

The Commissioner of Consumer Protection, if satisfied that the plant or plants named in the application are maintained in accordance with the standards of sanitation, and that only pure and wholesome ingredients produced under sanitary conditions are used as prescribed in the regulations promulgated under the authority of section 21a-58, shall issue a license for the manufacture of frozen desserts and frozen dessert mix. No license shall be issued if any statement in the application is false or misleading, or if the brand name or label or advertisement of the frozen dessert and frozen dessert mix involved in the application gives a false indication of origin, character, composition or place of manufacture, or is otherwise false or misleading in any particular. (253)

Sec. 21a-54. (Formerly Sec. 19-200). Revocation or suspension of license. (254)(Text)

Any license may be revoked by the Commissioner of Consumer Protection after notice to the licensee by mail or otherwise and opportunity to be heard if it appears that any statement upon which it was issued was false or misleading or that any frozen dessert and frozen dessert mix manufactured by the licensee is adulterated or misbranded, or was manufactured in a plant not maintained in accordance with the standards of sanitation prescribed in the regulations promulgated under the authority of section 21a-58, or that the brand name or any label or advertising of any frozen dessert and frozen dessert mix manufactured by the licensee gives a false indication of origin, character, composition or place of manufacture, or is otherwise false or misleading in any particular. A license may also, after such notice and hearing, be suspended for any of the foregoing reasons until the licensee complies with the conditions prescribed by the Commissioner of Consumer Protection for its reinstatement. (255)

Sec. 21a-55. (Formerly Sec. 19-201). Appeal. (256)(Text)

The action of the Commissioner of Consumer Protection in refusing to grant a license or in revoking or suspending a license shall be subject to appeal in accordance with the provisions of section 4-183, except venue for such appeal shall be in the judicial district of New Britain. (257)

Sec. 21a-56. (Formerly Sec. 19-202). Prohibition as to sale. (258)(Text)

No person shall sell, advertise or offer or expose for sale any frozen dessert or frozen dessert mix unless the manufacturer thereof is a licensee under the provisions of section 21a-53. No person shall sell, offer for sale or advertise for sale any frozen dessert or frozen dessert mix if the brand name of the frozen dessert or frozen dessert mix or the label upon it or the advertising accompanying it gives a false indication of the origin, character, composition or place of manufacture, or is otherwise false or misleading in any particular. (259)

Sec. 21a-57. (Formerly Sec. 19-203). False labeling of product and illegal use of equipment. (260)(Text)

(1) No person shall sell or offer or expose for sale frozen desserts or frozen dessert mix which is falsely labeled as to the name of the manufacturer or place of manufacture, or in any other respect. (261)

(2) No person shall misrepresent in any manner the name of the manufacturer or the place of manufacture of frozen desserts or frozen dessert mix. (262)

(3) No person shall use or cause or permit to be used, for the purpose of preserving or holding frozen desserts, any cabinet, can, container or other equipment owned by any other person without the written consent of such owner, and all such equipment shall be labeled with the wholesale manufacturer's name and address. (263)

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