[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Englewood 3-20-1973 by Ord. No. 1991 (§§ 12-17 to 12-21 of the 1978 Revised General Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- FOOD DEALER
- Includes every person, his agent, servant or employee engaged in the business of selling, offering or exposing for sale food at retail for human consumption, either on or off the premises where sold.
No food dealer in the City, as defined in § 217-1, shall sell or offer or expose for sale, at retail, any sealed, prepackaged, unprocessed or untreated fresh or frozen cut meat or fowl unless the package is colorless and transparent on all sides; or if a tray is used as the bottom of the package at least 70% of the contents of said package shall be visible through such tray, such visibility to be uniformly distributed to expose the bottom of the contents of the package.
There may be affixed to the package a label which shall not exceed five square inches of one side of the package, and, if a tray is used as herein prescribed, the label shall not be affixed to the tray side of the package.
The contents of the package, whether fresh or frozen cut meat or fowl, shall not be layered or shingled in such a manner as to make the contents not wholly visible except as may be herein permitted by the use of the tray herein prescribed.
The package material shall not be so layered, overlapped or sealed so as to obliterate the clarity of the transparency of the packaging or to obscure in any manner the visibility or transparency of said package except as may result from the use of a tray which complies with the requirements of § 271-2 hereof.
Said package of fresh or frozen cut meat or fowl shall be stamped or shall have printed prominently on the face of the label the date when the contents of said package was originally processed and packaged.
Any person who violates the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not exceeding $500 or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 90 days, or both. A separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.