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East Ham 1950

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for East Ham]

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GENERAL INFORMATION.
Schools and Numbers on Roll (mid 1950).

Details of samples adulterated or below standard, together with resultant actions-

TABLE 46.

NumberInformal or formalArticleAdulteration or DeficiencyAction taken
6026IPort SausagesContained 190 parts per million of sulphur dioxide.Letter of caution
6034IBreadContained some form of dirt.-ditto-
6038FSalad CreamDeficient In oil 2„6 per cent.Manufacturers In liquidation. Stock Withdrawn from sale.
6039IBreadRodent excreta adhering to side of loaf.Place of contamination not ascertainable.
6115ILiver SausageContained 70 parts per million of sulphur dioxide.Letter of caution
6164ISterilised MilkMinute trace of volatile phenolic compounds.Letter of caution
6185INon-brewed VinegarDeficient in acetic acid .3 per cent.Letter of caution
6226IPork SausagesContained 45 parts per million of sulphur dioxide.Letter of caution
6230INon-brewed VinegarNot properly described as vinegar.Letter of caution
6242IBreadPresence of rodent excreta.Unable to ascertain where contamlnated.
6256IPork Sausages.Contained 200 parts per million of sulphur dioxide.Letter of caution
6317IOatmealNot oatmeal but rye flour.Letter of caution
6327IBeef Sausages.Contained 200 parts per million of sulphur dioxide.Letter of caution
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+ (3 county schools are combined Infant and Junior).
Estimated number of children aged 5-14 Inclusive (mid 1950) 15,320
School Clinic premises and purposes served:-
Address. Types of Clinic
Town Hall Annexe, School Health
Barking Road, Diphtheria Immunisation
Aural
Ophthalmic
Physiotherapy and Sunlight
Dental
Manor Park Clinic,
Church Road,
North Woolwich,
Fernhill Street.
Shrewsbury Road School
School Health
Diphtheria Immunlcatlon
Physiotherapy and Sunlight
Dental
School Health
Child Guidance
Speech Therapy


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