Food Poisoning, Policy and Politics: Corned Beef and Typhoid in Britain in the 1960s

Food Poisoning, Policy and Politics: Corned Beef and Typhoid in Britain in the 1960s

by David F. Smith, H. Lesley Diack, T. Hugh Pennington
     
 

Study of the 1963/4 typhoid outbreak, highlighting issues and debates which are strikingly relevant today.See more details below

Overview

Study of the 1963/4 typhoid outbreak, highlighting issues and debates which are strikingly relevant today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843831389
Publisher:
Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date:
07/15/2005
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1The earlier history of typhoid and food poisoning1
2The 1963 corned beef-associated typhoid outbreaks in Harlow, South Shields and Bedford38
3The Aberdeen typhoid outbreak58
4The medical officer of health, the media and the public in the Aberdeen typhoid outbreak96
5Ministers, officials and the Aberdeen typhoid outbreak127
6The Milne Committee of Enquiry158
7The recommendation on the inspection of overseas meat plants : the roles of existing policy agendas, and interdepartmental and inter-professional tensions199
8The disposal of suspect canned meat : the priority of politics over technical advice220
9British action to encourage improvements in Argentine meat hygiene, 1964 to 1969253
10Summary and conclusions, and food safety since 1964287
AppRecommendations of the Milne Committee310

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