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September 21, 1907

County Society Supervision of Pure Milk Production.

JAMA. 1907;XLIX(12):1042-1043. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02530120064018

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Louisville. Ky., Sept. 11, 1907.

To the Editor:  —I note in The Journal, September 7, the letter from Dr. C. G. Parnall of Jackson, Mich., with editorial comment following and lest some may infer from reading it that this method of procedure is new, I write to correct any such impression.This work by the committee appointed by the Jackson County (Mich.) Medical Society is the same that is being accomplished by twenty or twenty-five medical milk commissions located in cities from Boston to Los Angeles. The importance of the work of these milk commissions was emphasized by a notable gathering at Atlantic City the day preceding the American Medical Association meeting. This meeting was called at the instance of Dr. Henry L. Coit of Newark, N. J., founder of the first medical milk commission, and Dr. Otto P. Geier of Cincinnati. At this meeting the American Association of Medical

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