Section 238. Dissemination of infectious matter hazardous to public health

A penalty of imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 years shall be applied to any person who disseminates infectious matter or products containing infectious matter through the air, water, food, drink or other items intended for public use or sale, and thereby causes a public hazard to life or health.
The penalty for a negligent violation shall be imprisonment for a term not exceeding six years.