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West Ham 1948

[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 1948, one thousand and thirty two samples were examined under the Pood
and Drugs Act, six hundred and eighteen formal and four hundred and fourteen informal.
All samples were submitted by the Inspector.
No samples were submitted by the Public, under the Act®
Fifteen samples were found to be adulterated, twelve formal and three informal. This is
at the rate of 1.5 per cent.

The adulteration in the Borough for the past ten years was as follows:-

YEARNO. OF SAMPLES EXAMINED0.% OF ADULTERATION
194810321.5
194710550.9
194610580.6
194510561.5
194410540.6
194310551.7
194210651.5
194111252.3
194011761.8
193911771.5
AVERAGE10851.1
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One hundred and ninety one samples of milk were examined, one hundred and fifty nine formal
and thirty two informal.
Three formal samples were found to be adulterated.

The milk adulteration in the Borough for the past ten years was as followss:-

19171980.5
1916248-
19152601.5
1944269-
19132501.2
19421900.05
1911284l.4
19403993.8
19393752.1
AVERAGE2661.2
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Fourteen samples of Condensed Milk were examined.
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