Corporate entry Lancet Analytical Sanitary Commission (1851 - ?)
- Advisory or regulatory body, Defence Industries and Analytical Services
The Lancet Analytical Sanitary Commission was established in 1851 to critically examine the canned food products, including coffee and meat, supplied primarily to the armed forces. They found a great degree of adulteration. In 1892 the commission had wider powers and was investigating the coal industry.
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_l.html. Details
Created: 1 August 2001, Last modified: 20 March 2006
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