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Whenever any substance intended as food or drink for human use is found being offered or exposed for sale or held in possession with intent to sell, which is unfit for human use or likely to cause or transmit any disease, the health department shall pronounce it to be garbage and order it removed and disposed of. The owner or person in charge of the substance shall immediately remove and dispose of it at his or her own expense according to the directions of the health department, and in case of failure to do so, it may be caused to be removed by the health department at the expense of the owner or person in charge.
(1957 Rev. Ords., § 7.1206; 1992 Code, § 17-7)