CHAPTER 271

RELATING TO ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS IN SOFT DRINKS

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 43, TITLE 16 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS IN SOFT DRINKS.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. § 4312, Title 16 of the Delaware Code is amended by striking out said section as it now appears and inserting in lieu thereof a new § 4312 to read as follows :

§ 4312. Artificial sweeteners

The State Board of Health shall have authority to approve artificial sweeteners for use in carbonated beverages. Such approval shall be in writing and the Board will publish a list of such approved artificial sweeteners. Bottles or other containers filled with carbonated beverage, to which artificial sweetener approved by the Board of Health has been added, shall be labeled "DIETETIC". The label of each container shall also have printed thereon the name of the artificial sweetener used and the amount of the same which has been added.

Approved June 13, 1955.