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WEEKLY RETURNS OF DEATHS FROM CERTAIN INFECTIOUS
DEATHS FROM INFECTIOUS DISEASES NOT SPECIFICALLY MENTIONED IN ABOVE TABLES during the WEEKS OF JAN. 5, 12, 19 AND 26, 1907.
WEEKLY RETURNS OF CASES OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES.
CASES OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES REPORTED DURING
MONTHLY REPORT ON INSPECTION OF FOOD AND DRUGS.
The following summary presents the results of the examinations of food and drugs made by the State Board of Health during the month of January, 1907:
Total. ARTICLES EXAMINED.
THE WEEKS OF
Red currant juice,
Number adulterated or varying from the Legal Standard.
The samples of drugs found to be adulterated were: extractum glycyrrhizæ, fluid extractum zingeberis, liquor calsio, spiritus camphoræ, spiritus frumenti, tinctura iodi, and twenty different proprietary preparations.
The cities and towns in which samples were collected were: Attleborough, Boston, Brockton, Brookline, Cambridge, Chelsea, Foxborough, Gardner, Gloucester, Lawrence, Lowell, Milford, Newton, North Attleborough, Rockland, Pittsfield, Salem, Somerville, Springfield, Watertown, Whitman and Woburn.
PROSECUTIONS FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE LAW RELATING TO FOOD AND DRUGS.
Forty-eight convictions were secured during the month of January, 1907, for selling adulterated food and drugs, as follows: