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Chigwell 1937

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Chigwell]

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Milk to Schools—
All milk supplied to Schools during the year was Accredited.
Biological examinations were made in respect of three samples taken,
of which two were satisfactory. As regards the unsatisfactory report
arrangements are to be made to supply Pasteurised Milk at this School.
(b) Meat and other Foods—
There are seven Slaughterhouses in the district, six registered and
one licenced. Regular Inspections are made and the number of
visits was 701.
The following animals were slaughtered during the year:—

CARCASES INSPECTED AND CONDEMNED.

Cattle, excluding Cows.Cows.Calves.Sheep and Lambs.Pigs.
Number Killed183121231,254614
Number Inspected183121231,254614
All diseases except Tuberculosis. Whole carcases condemnedNil.Nil.Nil.Nil.Nil.
Carcases of which some part or organ was condemned9Nil.Nil.Nil.1
Percentage of the number inspected affected with disease other than Tuberculosis491Nil.Nil.Nil.16
Tuberculosis only Whole carcases condemnedNil.Nil.Nil.Nil.Nil.
Carcases of which some part or organ was condemned4Nil.Nil.Nil.Nil.
Percentage of the number inspected affected with Tuberculosis2.18Nil.Nil.Nil.Nil.
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In addition 25 stone 2½ lbs. of Beef (imported) was condemned as
unfit for human consumption.


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