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August 8, 1914


JAMA. 1914;LXIII(6):485. doi:10.1001/jama.1914.02570060045016

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The first report of the Commission on Milk Standards, appointed by the New York Milk Committee, was published in the United States Public Health Reports, May 10, 1912. The second report of the commission was published in the same place, Aug. 22, 1913. At the annual meeting of the commission, held in New York in May of the present year, the commission decided not to make any changes in the classification of the report of the commission as contained in its last published report, but recommended that efforts be made by the New York Milk Committee looking toward the adoption of a classification and standards for milk by state, local and municipal health authorities.

At the recent session of the American Medical Association, the Section on Preventive Medicine and Public Health adopted a resolution endorsing the standards suggested by the commission. This resolution was referred to the House of Delegates,

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