Provision

Whoever sells, or offers or exposes for sale, as food or drink, any article which has been rendered or has become noxious, or is in a state unfit for food or drink, knowing or having reason to believe that the same is noxious as food or drink, shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both.


Simply put

Whoever either sells, or offers or exposes for sale, any article as food or drink which has either been rendered noxious or which has become noxious, or which is in such a state that makes it unfit for food or drink, either with the knowledge or having reason to believe that the same is noxious as food or drink, shall be punished with simple or rigorous imprisonment for a term extending up to six months, or with fine extending up to one thousand rupees, or with both.



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