Tea Importation Act of 1897 is a United States public law forbidding the import of tea into the United States which has been deemed inferior and substandard due to suspicious levels of fluoride, heavy metals, oxalate, and pesticides. The Act of Congress established a uniform standard of purity and quality while attempting to achieve the optimal health effects of tea and phenolic content in tea.

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  • Tea Importation Act of 1897 is a United States public law forbidding the import of tea into the United States which has been deemed inferior and substandard due to suspicious levels of fluoride, heavy metals, oxalate, and pesticides. The Act of Congress established a uniform standard of purity and quality while attempting to achieve the optimal health effects of tea and phenolic content in tea. The 1897 statute superseded the Spurious Tea Importation Act of 1883. The S. 3725 legislation was passed by the United States 54th Congressional session and enacted into law by the 24th President of the United States Grover Cleveland on March 2, 1897. (en)
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  • 54 (xsd:integer)
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  • 1897-05-01 (xsd:date)
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  • David B. Hill
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  • An Act to prevent the importation of impure and unwholesome tea.
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  • ยง 41 et seq.
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  • Tea Importation Act of 1897
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  • 1897-03-02 (xsd:date)
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  • Tea Importation Act of 1897 is a United States public law forbidding the import of tea into the United States which has been deemed inferior and substandard due to suspicious levels of fluoride, heavy metals, oxalate, and pesticides. The Act of Congress established a uniform standard of purity and quality while attempting to achieve the optimal health effects of tea and phenolic content in tea. (en)
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  • Tea Importation Act of 1897 (en)
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