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British Food Journal Volume 34 Issue 9 1932

British Food Journal

ISSN: 0007-070X

Article publication date: 1 September 1932



The thirteenth annual report of the Ministry of Health, 1931–1932 (H.M. Stationery Office, price 5s. net), states that during the year the appointments of 23 Public Analysts were approved. The number of samples of food and drugs submitted to Public Analysts in the year 1931 was 136,169. This was a decrease of 346 as compared with the number for the previous year, which was the highest recorded; 6,324 samples were reported as adulterated or not up to standard, being 4·6 per cent. of the number examined. This is the lowest percentage recorded and compares with 4·8 per cent. in 1930 and 5·4 per cent. in 1929. The detailed statement in regard to the samples analysed is as follows:—


(1932), "British Food Journal Volume 34 Issue 9 1932", British Food Journal, Vol. 34 No. 9, pp. 81-90.




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