Hints from the Health Department. Leaflet from the archive of the Society of Medical Officers of Health. Credit: Wellcome Collection, London
Report on the sanitary condition of the Borough of Bermondsey for the year 1932
MILK AND DAIRIES (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1922.
Forty-seven milksellers were registered under the above Act
daring 1932, and 41 names were removed from the Register,
making a total of 296 milksellers on the Register at the end of
the year under report.
MILK (SPECIAL DESIGNATIONS) ORDER, 1923. During the year under report the following Licences were granted:— Dealers' Licences:—
|To bottle and sell Grade "A" (Tuberculin Tested) Milk||11|
|To sell Grade "A" (Tuberculin Tested) Milk||29|
|To sell "Pasteurised" Milk||5|
|To sell "Certified" Milk||3|
|To sell Grade "A" Milk||3|
|To sell Grade "A" (Tuberculin Tested) Milk||6|
|To sell "Pasteurised" Milk||4|
All premises used for the sale of milk are regularly inspected
to ensure that the standard of cleanliness laid down is maintained.
MILK SAMPLING. A total of 511 milk samples has been taken during the year. This is made up as follows:— " For chemical (i.e., Fat and non-Fatty Solids) Examination."
|Liquid milk undesignated||479|
|Condensed full cream milk||1|
|Condensed machine skimmed milk||2|
|"For bacteriological examination."|
|Grade 'A' (T.T.) milk||70|
|Liquid milk undesignated||50|
|For tubercle bacilli||7|