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Walthamstow 1909

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Walthamstow]

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SALE OF FOOD AND DRUGS ACT.

Table showing how the samples found to be sold not in accordance with the law were dealt with :

No. of SampleDescription of Article.Offence.Fine Inflicted.Analyst's Fee.Costs.Remarks.
£s.d.£s.d.£r.d.
3Milk50 p.c. added water500.........040
22Coffee50 p.c. chicory0100106040
27Margarine-Sold without a label.........0106040
28ButterMargarine2000106040
39Coffee35 p.c. chicory0500106040
64Milk5 p.c. added water1000106040These two samples, as well as an informal sample, No. 69, containing 20 p.c. of added water, were from the same vendor.
73Milk17 p.c. added water21000106040
75ButterMargarine...........................No proceedings, vendor having closed his shop and ceased to carry on the business.
2Butter1 p.c. boric acid...........................In these cases, the vendor was cau-tioned.
3Butter19 p.c. water...........................
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