The Protection of Foodstuffs against Poison Gas
[Food history / WWII]. Home Office (Air Raid Precautions Department).

The Protection of Foodstuffs against Poison Gas

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London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1937. 7-1/4 x 4-3/4 inches (18 x 12 cm). 8pp. Stapled tan wrappers printed in black. Stamps and number written on front wrapper; hole punched through booklet near spine head, not affecting text; light general wear. Very Good.

Booklet instructing food producers, manufacturers and distributors how to protect their stocks against gas attacks during wartime, issued during the period of mounting hostilities between Britain and Germany prior to WWII. Includes sections on the types of gases food might be exposed to, general protective measures, different types of packing materials and their varying abilities to prevent contamination during gas exposure, storage methods, and transportation suggestions.

Various iterations of this booklet were issued up through 1944, none of which are common. OCLC locates 6 holdings of the 1937 edition.


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