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SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 1917
THE EFFECT OF WAR ON DIETARY PREJUDICES
A recent number of The Journal1 contained two items, presented primarily in the form of news, which are of more than passing interest because they show how unjustifiable prejudices may be overcome by the exigencies of the times. It is announced that the legal restriction of the sale of skimmed milk in New York has been withdrawn. The Wicks bill, which has already taken effect, provides that the prohibition contained in the law regulating the sale of adulterated milk shall not apply to skimmed milk, which is clean, pure, healthy, wholesome and unadulterated, except by skimming, if it is sold for and as
THE JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION. JAMA. 1917;LXVIII(25):1912–1916. doi:10.1001/jama.1917.04270060320023