2010 Tennessee Code
Title 39 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 17 - Offenses Against Public Health, Safety and Welfare
Part 1 - Miscellaneous
39-17-107 - Adulteration of food, liquids, or pharmaceuticals.

39-17-107. Adulteration of food, liquids, or pharmaceuticals.

(a)  It is an offense for a person to adulterate any food product or liquid that is manufactured, marketed, grown, or produced for human consumption or any pharmaceutical product that is designed, marketed, or prescribed for the diagnosis or treatment of a disease or medical condition by placing in, mixing with, or adding to the product or liquid, any object, liquid, powder or other substance with the intent to cause bodily injury, serious bodily injury or death to a user of the product or liquid.

(b)  A violation of this section where the person intends to cause bodily injury is a Class C felony. A violation of this section where the person intends to cause serious bodily injury or death is a Class B felony.

[Acts 1989, ch. 591, § 1.]  

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