January 7, 1888

Food Adulteration in England.

JAMA. 1888;X(1):19. doi:10.1001/jama.1888.02400270035007

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—Mr. C. E. Cassal, the public analyst for Kensington, reports that of 499 samples analyzed under the "Food and Drugs Act" 28 per cent. were adulterated, and 17 per cent. of inferior quality, the greater part of the adulterated or inferior samples being specimens of milk. The largest proportion of adulterated samples was from the Sunday milk, only 34 per cent. of the samples being genuine. The amount of fines for all this adulteration was only £37, knowing which one does not wonder at the extent of the adulterations.

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