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Walthamstow 1962

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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Milk (Special Designations) Regulations 1960.
As from the 1st January, 1961, these Regulations brought into
force new forms of licences and periods of duration. The following
licences are in operation to 31st December, 1965.
Pasteurisers' Licences 2
Dealers' Licences: Tuberculin Tested 2
Dealers' Pre-packed Milk Licences:
Sterilised 127
Pasteurised 85
Tuberculin Tested 29
There are no cow-keepers in the district.
The number of Retail Milk Distributors is 135.
One hundred and forty-two visits were paid to registered
premises and a satisfactory standard of cleanliness was maintained.

Ice Cream

Thirty applications for registration were received and were dealt with as follows:-

Vendors, New8
Vendors, Transfers18
Applications refused4
Number on Register at end of year413
Number of premises used for manufacturing5

Food Standards (Ice Cream) Order, 1951
Six samples of ice cream were taken and submitted to the Public
Analysts who reported the following satisfactory results:-
Fat Content
Bacteriological Examination of Ice Cream
Sixty-three samples were submitted for examination and for
grading in accordance with the provisional test of the Ministry of
Health, with the following results:-
Grade I 35
Grade II 18
Grade III 6
Grade IV 4