Section 239. Poisoning hazardous to public health

A penalty of imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 years shall be applied to any person who adds a poison or substances with a similar effect to foodstuffs or other objects intended for public use or sale, or who creates a general risk to life or health through the sale or other distribution of such objects. The same penalty applies to any person who otherwise causes poisoning that entails such a risk.
The penalty for negligent violation is imprisonment for a term not exceeding six years.