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      RS 40:720     


§720.  Ingredients permitted in soft drinks

For purposes of this Part, all soft drinks or other nonalcoholic beverages, except nonalcoholic fruit juices, shall consist of a beverage made from pure cane or beet sugar syrup or such other sweetening liquids or substances as are permitted by the regulations of the department, containing pure flavoring material, with or without added fruit acid, with or without added color.  Nothing in this Part prohibits the use of any other harmless ingredients in the manufacture of soft drinks, malt beverages, and other nonalcoholic beverages.  When artificial coal-tar colors are used, nothing but the certified colors approved by the government of the United States are permissible.  

Amended by Acts 1978, No. 786, §5, eff. July 17, 1978.  

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