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29/02/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Pure Food Ordinance, 1959 (East Pakistan Ordinance)

( Ordinance NO. LXVIII OF 1959 )

Chapter II

MANUFACTURE AND SALE OF FOOD

Prohibition of sale or use of poisonous or dangerous chemicals, intoxicated food colour, etc.
1[6A. No person shall directly or indirectly and whether by himself or by any other person acting on his behalf-
 
 
 
 
(a) use any poisonous or dangerous chemicals or ingredients or additives or substances like calcium carbide, formalin, pesticides (DDT, PCBs oil etc.), or intoxicated food colour or flavouring matter in any food which may cause injury to human body;
 
 
(b) sale any food in which poisonous or dangerous chemicals or ingredients or additives or substances like calcium carbide, formalin, pesticides (DDT, PCBs oil etc.) or intoxicated food colour or flavouring matter has been used in any food which may cause injury to human body.]

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    Section 6A was inserted by section 5 of the Bangladesh Pure Food (Amendment) Act, 2005 (Act No. XXVII of 2005)
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