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West Ham 1946

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

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REPORT OF THE PUBLIC ANALYST
By Albert E. Parkes, F.I.C., F.C.S.
During the year 1946, 1058 samples were examined under
the Food and Drugs Act, 731 formal and 327 informal.
All samples were submitted by the Inspector.
No samples were submitted by the Public under the Act.
Six samples were found to be adulterated, five formal and
one informal. This is at the rate of 0.6 per cent.

The adulteration in the Borough lor the past ten years was as follows: —

YearNo. of samples examinedPer cent. adulterated
19461,0580.6
19451,0561.5
19441,0540.6
19431,0551.7
19421,0651.5
19411,1252.3
19401,1761.8
19391,1771.5
19381,2032.1
19371,1762.5
Average per year1,1141.6
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248 samples of milk were examined, 200 formal and 48
informal.
There was no adulteration.

The milk adulteration in the Borough for the past 10 years was as follows: —

YearNo. of samples examinedPer cent adulterated
1946248-
19452601.5
1944269
19432501.2
19421900.05
19412841.4
19403993.8
19393752.1
19383763.1
19374071.9
Average per year3061.5
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