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Hornchurch 1959

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Hornchurch]

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Pet Animals Act, 1951.
Forty-two visits were paid to the 11 Pet Shops in the District.
Rug Flock and Other Filling Materials Act, 1951.
Two addresses in the urban district are registered pursuant to the
provisions of Section 2 of this Act.
Two samples were taken during the year and satisfactory reports
were received-
Riding Establishments Act, 1939.
There are 2 riding establishments known in the District.
Diseases of Animals (Waste Food) Order, 1957.
All the licences, including those formerly issued by the Ministry
of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, are now issued by this Council.
Routine supervision is maintained over the processes and premises
involved.
A total of 16 licences had been issued up to the end of the year.
Agriculture (Safety, Health and Welfare Provisions) Act, 1956.
Certain sections of this Act dealing with the provision, maintenance
and cleanliness of sanitary conveniences fall to be dealt with under your
jurisdiction and arrangements for discharging the necessary duties are
being carried out by my staff.
Six notices were served during the year.
Public Health Inspection of the District.

SUMMARY OF PUBLIC HEALTH INSPECTORS' WORK DURING 1959.

Inspection of Food and Food Premises (visits paid):
Bakehouses111
Butchers' shops299
Cafes173
Confectioners119
Dairies5
Fish shops80
Food complaints143
Greengrocers' shops159
Grocers' shops456
Ice cream vendors and manufacturers' premises156
Mobile shops (hawkers)63
Public houses9
Sampling504
School canteens103
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