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British Food Journal Volume 56 Issue 3 1954

British Food Journal

ISSN: 0007-070X

Article publication date: 1 March 1954



The two Food and Drugs Bills have continued to make tranquil progress in the House of Lords. At the conclusion of the Report stage of the Bill applying to England, Wales and Northern Ireland, Lord Woolton moved that the Bill be sent again for consideration to a Committee of the whole House. The reason for this was to enable the Government to introduce a few clauses—five was suggested as the probable number—for the purpose of carrying out certain recommendations of the Inter‐Departmental Committee on Slaughterhouses. Her Majesty's Ministers had quite recently decided that legislation on the lines of that Committee's Report should without delay be submitted to Parliament. The amendments made in the Report stage were not of outstanding importance. But the Government have now recognised that some public analysts have not the necessary equipment to carry out some of their functions, and therefore an addition was made to the Bill providing that “if the public analyst for an area is for any reason unable to perform an effective analysis” the sample shall be submitted to the public analyst of some other area. Another amendment dealing with the disposal of samples provides as under:—


(1954), "British Food Journal Volume 56 Issue 3 1954", British Food Journal, Vol. 56 No. 3, pp. 21-28.




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