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Hornchurch 1959

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Hornchurch]

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Carcases Inspected and Condemned.

Cattle excluding CowsCowsCalvesSheep and LambsPigsHorses
Number killed4199802,4071,310-
Number inspected4199802,4071,310-
All diseases except Tuberculosis and Cysticercosis— Whole carcases
condemned------
Carcases of which some part or organ was condemned623-4331-
Percentage of number inspected affected with disease other than tuberculosis, etc.14.833⅓-1.82.4-
Tuberculosis only— Whole carcases condemned------
Carcases of which some part or organ was condemned71--11-
Percentage of number inspected affected with tuberculosis1.711.1--.8-
Cysticercosis only— Carcases of which some part or organ was condemned3-----
Carcases submitted to treatment by refrigeration3-----
Generalised and totally condemned------
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Slaughter of Animals Act, 1958.
Six slaughterman's licences were issued during the year.
Ice Cream.
During the year 24 applications for registration as vendors and 11
applications for registration of premises for the storage and sale of
ice cream were granted.
At the end of the year 3 persons and premises were registered for
manufacture and 291 for the storage and/or sale of ice cream.
Sixty-two samples were taken during the year. 57 proved
satisfactory. In addition 17 samples were taken under the Food and
Drugs Act, for examination by the Public Analysts.
The quality of the ice cream sold locally remains in general of a
highly satisfactory order.


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