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Port of London 1912

Report for the year ended 31st December 1912 of the Medical Officer of Health for the Port of London

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TABLE XXVI.

Quantity and Description of Unsound Food Seized and Destroyed for the

Year ending 31st December, 1912.

Original packages.Sundry quantities by weight.Loose Articles.Approximate Total weight of Goods destroyed.
No.Description.Tons.cwts.qrs.lbs.No.Description.Tons.cwts.qrs.lbs.
MEAT—
Fresh and Frozen—
Beef564quarters............613pieces58303
Mutton and Lamb634carcasses............25214323
Veal, Pork and Offal1,576various............1,866various274223
Preserved—
Tinned108cases............1,804tins, &c.517317
Smoked and Salted15............6hams21628
Sundry8various..................0608
RABBITS—
Frozen134crates............2loose21700
Tinned....................................
POULTRY and GAME—
Frozen3casts............10loose02014
FISH—
Preserved, Dried11casks,&c...................1120
„ Tinned and Bottled136cases............9,806tins, &c.57219
„ Frozen....................................
FRUIT—
Fresh4,495various31820......1350216
Preserved, Dried3,385.....................13416113
„ Tinned and Bottled89cases350002,029tins, &c.4310012
„ Jam and Marmalade4casks,&c...................012121
VEGETABLES—
Fresh2,619bags...720......106620
Preserved, Dried1cask............287tins10712318
NUTS
Whole406bags..................17800
Sundry33cases..................2000
PROVISIONS—
Tea8.....................0328
Coffee....................................
Cocoa31cases118224......45224
Butter, Cheese, Lard, Margarine......5412410tins55020
Condensed Milk924cases..................23220
Prepared Foods8...............144tins01518
Biscuits and Confectionery..................545tins05111
Sugar....................................
GRAIN—
Wheat, Maize, Barley, Rice, &c.......28801017......2,8801017
MEAL and FLOUR3,968bags21113......178614
CONDIMENTS and SPICES9various..................0413
EGGS4cases..................02120
DRUGS3.....................0400
SUNDRIES.........4120......04120
Total19,176various | packages29281601417,368various3,7587I2
Approximate Total weight of Goods destroyed during the year1909---1,4157022
„ „1910---2,4836213
„ „ „1911---1,40843
„ „ „1912---3,758712
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