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Fulham 1927

Annual report of the Medical Officer of Health for the year 1927

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Cream (Milk and Cream) Regulations, 1912
and 1917.
One sample of cream and eight samples of preserved
cream were purchased during the year for
The following particulars of proceedings taken in
1927 under the above-mentioned regulations, made in
pursuance of the Public Health (Regulations of Food)
Act, 1907, are given in the form suggested by the late
Local Government Board in their circular letter, dated
27th October, 1913

1. Milk and Cream not Sold as Preserved Cream.

Articles.(a) Number of samples examined for the presence of a preservative.(b) Number in which a preservative was found to be present.
Milk and separated milk518nil.

2. Cream Sold as Preserved Cream.

(a) Instances in which samples have been submitted for analysis to ascertain if the statement on the label as to preservatives were correct:—
(1) Correct statements made8
(2) Statements incorrect-
(b) The examination made of milk fat in cream sold as preserved cream:-
(1) Above 35 per cent.8
(2) Below 35 per cent.-
(c) Instances where (apart from analysis) the requirements as to labelling of preserved cream in Article 5 (1) and the proviso in Article 5 (2) of the Regulations have not been observed nil