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January 9, 1937

The Fortieth Report on Food Products and the Twenty-Eighth Report on Drug Products, 1935

JAMA. 1937;108(2):143. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780020061030

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This is a brief summary of the control work and investigation during 1935 of the Department of Analytical Chemistry at the first experiment station to be founded in the United States. As usual, the bulletin of the Connecticut station contains information of interest to all health officials and to physicians and others interested in nutrition. There are tables showing the vitamin C content of orange juice and other orange products as determined by chemical titration, investigations on olive oil, spray residue on apples, an interesting statement on oranges bearing the stamped mark "color added" and numerous other items of interest. A number of drugs were tested to ascertain whether they came up to standard; it is encouraging to note the large number of products examined which were found satisfactory. There are brief summaries of the analyses of a number of "patent medicines" and cosmetics that were examined. The range of

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