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April 9, 1932

VITAMIN CONTENT OF MEDICINAL COD LIVER OILS AND RELATED PRODUCTS

Author Affiliations

WASHINGTON, D. C.

From the Protein and Nutrition Division, Bureau of Chemistry and Soils, U. S. Department of Agriculture.

JAMA. 1932;98(15):1263-1265. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02730410027008
Abstract

The Food and Drug Administration of the U. S. Department of Agriculture is charged with the enforcement of the federal Food and Drugs Act. Until the organization of the administration's nutrition laboratory this year the Protein and Nutrition Division of the Bureau of Chemistry and Soils conducted the tests for vitamins on products coming within the administration's surveillance. This cooperative arrangement was in effect for about five years. The tests herein reported were all made on official samples collected by the Food and Drug Administration in connection with its duties in the enforcement of the federal Food and Drugs Act. This report summarizes the laboratory observations and is not intended to deal with such legal actions as were based on these observations. The methods and standards in the U. S. Pharmacopeia are given legal status under the aforementioned act. U. S. Pharmacopeia X provides specifications as to origin and chemical

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