No person shall keep cows, for the production of milk for market or for sale or exchange,
or for manufacturing the milk or cream from the same into any article of food, in
a crowded or unhealthy condition or in unhealthful or unsanitary surroundings and
no person shall keep such cows or the product therefrom in such condition or surroundings
or in such places as shall cause or tend to cause the produce from such cows to be
in an unclean, unhealthful or diseased condition, if the produce from such cows is
to be sold, offered or exposed for sale upon the markets for consumption or to be
manufactured into any food product, nor shall such cows or the produce therefrom be
handled or cared for by any person suffering with or affected by an infectious or
contagious disease, nor shall any such cows be fed on any substance that is in a state
of putrefaction or fermentation, or upon any food that is unhealthful or that produces
or may produce impure, unhealthful, diseased or unwholesome milk. But this section shall not be construed to prohibit the feeding of ensilage.
No person having milk in his possession for the purpose of selling the same for consumption
as such or for manufacturing the same into butter, cheese, evaporated or condensed
milk or other food shall keep the same in utensils, cans, vessels, rooms or buildings
that are unclean or have insanitary surroundings or drainage or in any condition whatsoever
that would tend to produce or promote conditions favorable to unhealthfulness or disease. The commissioner shall notify all persons violating this section to clean said utensils,
cans, vessels, rooms or buildings or to so improve the sanitary conditions that the
foregoing provisions will not be violated; and if such notice is complied with within
ten days no presecution 1, civil or criminal, for a violation of this section shall be instituted.
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