1908 The Lancet  
1162 submitted is undertaken in the Customs branch of the Government laboratory. During the past year (according to the report of the Commissioners just issued), 317,065,320 pounds of imported tea were inspected by Surveyors of Customs, and 3952 samples were drawn and submitted for analysis. The results of the examination of these samples were as follows : 3473, representing 100,751 packages, were delivered on the certificate of the analyst, whilst the remaining 479 samples, representing 2070
more » ... ckages (146,923 pounds), were submitted to the Board for its directions and were ultimately allowed to be delivered for exportation (but not for ships' stores) or for use in the manufacture of caffeine, and so on; none were allowed to be delivered for home consumption and 27 of the samples, representing 33 packages, were condemned as unfit for food.
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