1. Has the Government seen an advertisement in the Toronto Telegram of the 4th of May, which also appeared in the other papers to the effect that ultramarine dyes have been used in the colouring of sugars?
2. Has the Government reason to believe that ultramarine dyes have been so used?
3. If so, what action, if any, has the Government taken up to the present time to prohibit the use of ultramarine dyes or other) poisonous materials in the colouring of sugar?
4. If the Government has taken any steps, when did they take them?
5. What is the scope of such action?
6. If the Government has decided to prohibit
the use of ultramarine dyes or other poisonous materials for the purpose of colouring sugar, what steps will the Government take in regard to the sugar that might be on hand in refineries or elsewhere which are coloured contrary to law? -
7. If the Government have passed an order to the effect above suggested, will they allow this sugar improperly coloured to be sold in Canada?
8. If they do allow it to be sold in Canada, will the Government insist upon it being labelled so that the public buying the sugar may not be deceived in what they are buying?
Subtopic: SUGAR COLOURING.