THE " SALE OF FOOD AND DRUGS ACTS" FOR YEAR 1885.
During the twelve months ending December, 1885, I examined 112
samples of food, all of which were submitted by your Inspectors, no
samples having been submitted to me by the Public.
This makes in all 1,463 samples of food examined for Islington
since my appointment.
The 112 samples submitted by your Inspectors consisted of:—
|4 Milk||4 Chicory|
|4 Port Wine||4 Black Tea|
|5 Gin||4 Green Tea|
|4 Brandy||4 Moist Susfar|
|4 Rum||4 Mustard|
|3 Whisky||2 AVhite Pepper|
|4 Fourpenny Ale||4 Cayenne Pepper|
|4 Porter||4 Lard|
|4 Bread||4 Flour|
|8 Butter||4 Oatmeal|
|4 Cheese||4 Pickles|
|4 Arrowroot||4 Mixed Sweets|
|4 Cocoa||4 Lime Juice|
|4 Coffee||2 Black Pepper|!()
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Of the 112 samples submitted for examination I found none
adulterated or containing injurious admixture.
I have further, in an Appendix attached hereto, published in
extenso, for the information of the Vestry, my four Quarterly Reports
as Analyst, together with their accompanying Schedules, and for
further details I refer the reader to these reports.
THE MORTUARY AND CORONER'S COURT, 1885.
From the 1st January to the 31st December, 1885, 584 bodies
were received at the Mortuary, the daily average being 16.
342 inquests have been held during the same period, the sum of