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May 4, 1912

Delinquent Medical Milk Commissions

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Newark, N. J.

JAMA. 1912;LVIII(18):1393. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04260050069024

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To the Editor:  —The editorial on certified milk in The Journal of April 20 (p. 1200) leads me to say that the Association of Medical Milk Commissions, which will hold its next meeting in Louisville on April 30 and May 1, will undertake to examine carefully into thefact that certain medical milk commissions arc delinquent, and that the system, which cannot be criticized, is brought into reproach by the poor work of many of the medical commissions created.Our association has admitted into it various commissions which were supposed to be properly organized and properly authorized by a medical society, but it has been found that many of these commissions are indifferent, or do not realize the great responsibility resting on them.Last year a committee was appointed to inquire thoroughly into the status of many of these commissions. The committee has very laboriously gone over this matter by a