Unless the language or context clearly indicates that a different meaning is intended, the terms defined in subdivisions 2 and 3, for the purposes of sections 34.02 to 34.11, shall have the meanings given them.
The term "soft drinks and other nonalcoholic beverages" means and includes (1) carbonated or still beverages, (2) natural and mineral waters, carbonated, plain or otherwise, (3) apple or fruit ciders, natural or reconstituted fruit juices, or cereal beverages and other finished beverages.
In addition to the requirements of other laws relating to adulteration of food which are administered by the Department of Agriculture, all soft drinks and other nonalcoholic beverages not conforming to the provisions of sections 34.02 to 34.11, or to the rules, definitions, and standards made thereunder, shall be deemed to be adulterated.
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