distinctive name


distinctive name
As defined in the departmental regulations for the enforcement of the provisions of the Food and Drugs Act of 1906, the term means a trade, arbitrary, or fancy name which clearly distinguishes a food product, mixture, or compound from any other food product, mixture, or compound. United States v Forty Barrels & Twenty Kegs of Coca Cola, 241 US 265, 286, 60 L Ed 995, 1005, 36 S Ct 573. The later statutes in this field do not contain the "distinctive name" provisions of the former act. 35 Am J2d Food § 45.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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