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Document Title Food Policy Committees: Minutes and Papers. Scientific Sub-Committee. Meetings 1(41) - 13(41) Papers 1(41) - 54(41), 1 Jan-3 Dec 1941; Meeting 1(42) Papers 1(42) - 3(42), 16 Jan 1942; Meeting 1(43) Papers 1(43) - 4(43), 3 Feb 1943
Reference CAB 74/12
Date 1941 - 1943
Former Department Reference Series: SFC

Description

A file of meeting minutes and memoranda documenting the Scientific Advisory Committee's discussions and recommendations on food policy. Subjects covered in the file include the fortification of flour with vitamins during bread production; the production of yeast, its nutritional benefits, and its promotion in suggested recipes; livestock policy such as the culling of lambs; and nationwide supplies and sources of vitamins. Documents in the file include a report concerning bread rationing; a discussion of dietary surveys, including a survey of working-class diets in London; a discussion of protein requirements and supplies; revisions of reports concerning the canning of fruit and vegetables; and a discussion of the industrial production and nutritional benefits of fat. Other subjects covered include the prioritisation of dairy herds over egg-laying fowls; the increase of rations for workers in heavy industry; and rationing in other European countries.

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i Front Cover 3rd February 1943 Download PDF (980 KB)
iv Table of Contents 3rd February 1943 Download PDF (1.73 MB)
1st 1. MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING; 2. BREAD; 3. YEAST; 4. LIVESTOCK POLICY; 5. FOOD EXPORTS; 6. MEAT SUPPLIES AND RATIONS IN 1941; 7. POTATOES; 8. DRIED MILK 1st January 1941 Download PDF (1.45 MB)
2nd 1. MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING; 2. YEAST; 3. BREAD; 4. LIVESTOCK POLICY; 5. DRIED SKIMMED MILK; 6. FILM: THE EFFECT OF FEEDING OATS SUBJECTED TO CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL TREATMENT ON THE SKELETAL DEVELOPMENT AND MUSCULAR ACTIVITY OF DOGS 15th January 1941 Download PDF (1.52 MB)
3rd 1. MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING; 2. LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER POLICY; 3. BREAD; 4. YEAST 29th January 1941 Download PDF (1.40 MB)
4th 1. MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING; 2. RETAIL PRICES; 3. LIVESTOCK POLICY; 4. FOOD YEAST; 5. CANNING 19th February 1941 Download PDF (1.38 MB)
5th 1. MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING; 2. BREAD; 3. FOOD PRODUCTION REQUIRED TO PROVIDE REVISED DIETARY; 4. LIVESTOCK POLICY 12th March 1941 Download PDF (1.33 MB)
6th 1. MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING; 2. BREAD; 3. LIVESTOCK POLICY; 4. REVISED BASAL DIET; 5. DEMONSTRATION OF DRIED CANNED PRODUCTS 9th April 1941 Download PDF (1.08 MB)
7th 1. MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING; 2. LIVESTOCK POLICY; 3. B. 1. IN BREAD; 4. FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL POLICY IN THE THIRD YEAR OF WAR; 5. THE USE OF CELLULOSE FODDER AND UREA PRODUCTS AS CATTLE FOOD; 6. CANNING OF FRUIT AND VEGETABLES 14th May 1941 Download PDF (1.44 MB)
8th 1. MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING; 2. LIVESTOCK POLICY; 3. FOOD IMPORT PROGRAMME FOR THE PERIOD 1ST JUNE TO 31ST AUGUST, 1942; 4. PRODUCTION OF BEEF IN GREAT BRITAIN IN 1940/41; 5. THE NUTRITTVE PROPERTIES OF WHEATMEAL AND FORTIFIED WHITE BREAD; 6. THE ADEQUACY OF FATS IN THE NATIONAL DIET; 7. NUTRITIONAL SURVEYS; 8. MILK SUPPLIES 11th June 1941 Download PDF (1.59 MB)
9th 1. MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING; 2. NUTRITIVE PROPERTIES OF WHEATMEAL AND OF FORTIFIED WHITE FLOUR; 3. STOCKS OF VITAMIN CONCENTRATES; 4. LIVESTOCK POPULATION AND SOIL FERTILITY; 5. MILK SUPPLIES; 6. FAT; 7. PROTEIN SUPPLIES; 8. BEEF CATTLE; 9. CIRCULATION OF THE PAPERS OF THE COMMITTEE 9th July 1941 Download PDF (1.58 MB)
10th 1. MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING; 2. DIETARY SURVEYS; 3. LIVESTOCK POPULATION AND SOIL FERTILITY; 4. IMPORTS AND HOME SUPPLIES OF FOOD 6th August 1941 Download PDF (1.23 MB)
11th 1. MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING; 2. CHANGES IN THE COMPOSITION OF THE SCIENTIFIC FOOD POLICY COMMITTEE; 3. NUTRITIVE PROPERTIES OF WHEATMEAL AND FORTIFIED WHITE BREAD; 4. PROTEIN REQUIREMENTS AND SUPPLIES; 5. SUPPLIES AND STOCKS OF VITAMIN CONCENTRATES; 6. DIETARY SURVEYS; 7. MILK; 8. LIVESTOCK POPULATION AND SOIL FERTILITY 10th September 1941 Download PDF (1.34 MB)
12th 1. MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING; 2. BREAD; 3. LIVESTOCK POLICY; 4. FATS 8th October 1941 Download PDF (1.20 MB)
13th 1. MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING; 2. RESIGNATION OF SIR ALAN ANDERSON; 3. EXTRACTION RATE OF FLOUR; 4. PEANUTS; 5. FATS; 6. MILK RATIONING SCHEME 3rd December 1941 Download PDF (1.33 MB)
1st 1. MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING; 2. GLYCEROL; 3. MEAT SUPPLY; 4. MILK; 5. FORTIFICATION OF FLOUR; 6. DIETARY SURVEYS 4th February 1942 Download PDF (1.21 MB)
1st 1. TERMS OF REFERENCE; 2. DIFFERENTIAL RATIONING 3rd February 1943 Download PDF (1.00 MB)
1 LIVESTOCK POLICY. ESTIMATE OF THE SUPPLIES OF FEEDS ON 31ST JANUARY, AND 30TH APRIL, 1940, AND OF THEIR CONSUMPTION BY LIVESTOCK IN THE PERIODS FEBRUARY-APRIL AND MAY-AUGUST, 1940, COMPARED WITH THE RESULTS REALISED. Memorandum by Professor D.M.S. Watson 8th February 1941 Download PDF (1.47 MB)
2 DRAFT TENTH REPORT: CANNING OF FRUIT AND VEGETABLES 31st January 1941 Download PDF (1.25 MB)
3 THE EFFICIENCY OF PRODUCTION OF MILK AND BEEF. Note by Professor Watson 31st January 1941 Download PDF (998 KB)
4 THE EFFECT OF A SUDDEN REDUCTION OF FOOD SUPPLIES ON THE OUTPUT OF MEAT FROM BEEF HERBS. Memorandum by Professor D.M.S. Watson 6th February 1941 Download PDF (1.20 MB)
5 AN ANALYSIS OF PIG NUMBERS. Memorandum by Professor D.M.S. Watson 14th February 1941 Download PDF (1.22 MB)
6 THE NUTRITIVE VALUE AND MANUFACTURE OF FOOD YEAST. Report by the Sub-Committee on Yeast 14th February 1941 Download PDF (10.57 MB)
7 DRIED FOODS. Note by the Joint Secretaries 18th February 1941 Download PDF (961 KB)
8 DRAFT TWELFTH REPORT: THE NUTRITIVE VALUE AND MANUFACTURE OF FOOD YEAST. Note by the Joint Secretaries 27th February 1941 Download PDF (1.02 MB)
8A TWELFTH REPORT. THE NUTRITIVE VALUE AND PRODUCTION OF FOOD YEAST. Note by the Joint Secretaries 12th March 1941 Download PDF (693 KB)
9 LIVE STOCK POLICY. A FIRST DRAFT OF AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE NUMBERS OF LIVE STOCK WHICH CAN BE CARRIED ECONOMICALLY UNDER UNFAVOURABLE CONDITIONS DURING THE THIRD YEAR OF WAR. Memorandum by Professor D.M.S. Watson 3rd April 1941 Download PDF (1.36 MB)
10 SUMMARY OF THE WORK OF THE LIVESTOCK POLICY COMMITTEE. Prepared by Professor D.M.S. Watson 7th March 1941 Download PDF (1.04 MB)
11 GRAPHS REPRESENTING THE SLAUGHTERINGS OF CATTLE AND SHEEP IN 1940. Note by Professor D.M.S. Watson 7th March 1941 Download PDF (915 KB)
12 PUBLICITY IN FAVOUR OF THE NEW NATIONAL BROWN LOAF. Copy of a letter dated 3rd March, 1941, received by the Chairman from Dr. Harriette Chick 10th March 1941 Download PDF (892 KB)
13 REVISED DRAFT TENTH REPORT. BREAD 6th March 1941 Download PDF (890 KB)
14 FUTURE MEETINGS OF THE COMMITTEE. Note by the Joint Secretaries 19th March 1941 Download PDF (740 KB)
15 SECOND REVISED DRAFT TENTH REPORT. BREAD 5th April 1941 Download PDF (1.73 MB)
16 PREPARATORY NOTES ON THE REVISED DIETARY PREPARED BY DR. B.S. PLATT 5th April 1941 Download PDF (1.65 MB)
17 THIRD REVISED DRAFT TENTH REPORT: BREAD 17th April 1941 Download PDF (1.07 MB)
18 REVISED DRAFT ELEVENTH REPORT. CANNING OF FRUIT AND VEGETABLES. Note by the Joint Secretaries 28th April 1941 Download PDF (1.34 MB)
19 TENTH REPORT: BREAD 5th May 1941 Download PDF (1.96 MB)
20 LIVESTOCK IN THE THIRD YEAR OF WAR. Memorandum by Professor D.M.S. Watson 9th May 1941 Download PDF (2.51 MB)
21 NOTES ON THE WORK OF THE FLOUR VITAMINISATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE. By Professor D.M.S. Watson 10th May 1941 Download PDF (943 KB)
22 ELEVENTH REPORT: CANNING OF FRUIT AND VEGETABLES 9th May 1941 Download PDF (1.15 MB)
23 USE OF THE WHEAT CROP OF 1941. NOTE BY THE JOINT SECRETARIES 13th May 1941 Download PDF (1.12 MB)
24 LIVESTOCK POPULATION AND SOIL FERTILITY. Memorandum prepared by Professor A. W. Ashby, Professor F. L. Engledow and Professor J. A. Scott-Warson 31st May 1941 Download PDF (1.80 MB)
25 LIVESTOCK AS AN ESSENTIAL FACTOR IN INCREASED FOOD PRODUCTION. Memorandum by Mr. W. Gavin 9th June 1941 Download PDF (2.13 MB)
26 DRAFT REPORT ON THE RELATIVE NUTRITIVE PROPERTIES OF WHEAT MEAL AND FORTIFIED WHITE FLOUR. Note by the Joint Secretaries 5th June 1941 Download PDF (969 KB)
27 NOTES ON THE PRODUCTION OF BEEF IN GREAT BRITAIN 1940-41. By Professor D.M.S. Watson 3rd February 1943 Download PDF (1.12 MB)
28 TRANSFER OF THE OFFICES OF THE CHAIRMAN TO THE ROYAL INSTITUTION. Note by the Chairman 21st June 1941 Download PDF (733 KB)
29 FATS: VALUE AS A SOURCE OF ENERGY AND IN METABOLISM. Memorandum by Professor E.P. Cathcart 26th June 1941 Download PDF (1.73 MB)
30 THE RELATIVE NUTRITIVE PROPERTIES OF 85 PER CENT EXTRACTION FLOUR AND FORTIFIED WHITE FLOUR. Revised Draft Report 3rd July 1941 Download PDF (895 KB)
31 SUPPLIES AND STOCKS OF VITAMIN CONCENTRATES. Note by the Joint Secretaries 4th July 1941 Download PDF (1.42 MB)
32 SUPPLIES AND STOCKS OF VITAMIN CONCENTRATES. FOURTEENTH REPORT 11th August 1941 Download PDF (1.68 MB)
33 PROTEIN REQUIREMENTS AND SUPPLIES. Report by the Sub-Committee on Proteins 4th July 1941 Download PDF (5.29 MB)
34 SOME FUNDAMENTAL FACTS ABOUT BEEF CATTLE. By Professor D.M.S. Watson 5th July 1941 Download PDF (2.22 MB)
35 FOOD CONSUMPTION AS SHOWN BY DIETARY STUDIES. Note by the Joint Secretaries 5th July 1941 Download PDF (2.97 MB)
36 THE RELATIVE NUTRITIVE PROPERTIES OF 85 PER CENT EXTRACTION FLOUR AND FORTIFIED WHITE FLOUR. Thirteenth Report 1st August 1941 Download PDF (873 KB)
37 LIVESTOCK IN OCCUPIED EUROPE 1st August 1941 Download PDF (1.45 MB)
38 DIETARY SURVEYS. Note by the Joint Secretaries 1st September 1941 Download PDF (2.59 MB)
39 PROTEIN REQUIREMENTS AND SUPPLIES. Fifteenth Report 11th August 1941 Download PDF (1.27 MB)
40 DIETARY SURVEYS. Copy of a letter dated 4th September, 1941, to the Secretary from the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Food 5th September 1941 Download PDF (855 KB)
41 DIETARY SURVEYS. Copy of a letter dated 28th August, 1941, to the Joint Secretary from the Secretary, Department of Health for Scotland 4th September 1941 Download PDF (707 KB)
42 CHANGES IN THE COMPOSITION OF THE SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE. Note by the Secretary of the Food Policy Board 8th September 1941 Download PDF (726 KB)
43 DRAFT REPORT ON METHODS OF MAINTAINING THE OUTPUT OF MILK. Prepared by the Milk Sub-Committee 8th September 1941 Download PDF (1.49 MB)
44 BEEF. Notes for discussion presented by D.M.S. Watson 15th September 1941 Download PDF (1.79 MB)
45 SLAUGHTERING OF PIGS. Note by Professor D.M.S. Watson 15th September 1941 Download PDF (722 KB)
46(revise) METHODS OF MAINTAINING THE OUTPUT OF MILK. Sixteenth Report 14th November 1941 Download PDF (1.55 MB)
47 REPORT BY THE SUB-COMMITTEE ON FATS. Note by the Joint Secretary 2nd October 1941 Download PDF (5.14 MB)
48 THE ADDITION OF CALCIUM SALTS TO BREAD. Note by the Joint Secretary 6th October 1941 Download PDF (852 KB)
49 THE PRODUCTION OF FAT FROM SUGARS BY THE ACTION OF MOULDS. Memorandum by Professor H. Raistrick with covering note by the Joint Secretary 13th November 1941 Download PDF (1.72 MB)
50 CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN MR. D.F.W. RICKETT, DR. B.S. PLATT AND MR. S. CAINE. Note by the Joint Secretary 26th November 1941 Download PDF (1.06 MB)
51 CORRESPONDENCE RELATING TO THE REPORT BY PROFESSOR RAISTRICK ON THE PRODUCTION OF FAT (S.F.C. (41)49). Note by the Joint Secretary 26th November 1941 Download PDF (1.69 MB)
52 COMMENTS BY PROFESSOR T.P. HILDITCH ON THE PAPERS S.F.C. (41) 49 AND S.F.C. (41)51. Note by the Joint Secretary 2nd December 1941 Download PDF (1.27 MB)
53 FAT REQUIREMENTS, CONSUMPTION AND SUPPLIES: SEVENTEENTH REPORT. Note by the Joint Secretary 2nd December 1941 Download PDF (1.23 MB)
54 COMMENTS ON CORRESPONDENCE RELATING TO THE REPORT BY PROFESSOR RAISTRICK ON THE PRODUCTION OF FAT. Note by the Secretary 2th December 1941 Download PDF (1.07 MB)
1 THE PRODUCTION OF BEEF IN GREAT BRITAIN IN THE SECOND HALF OF 1941. By Professor D.M.S. Watson 16th January 1942 Download PDF (2.09 MB)
2 THE SLAUGHTER OF LAMBS IN THE SECOND HALF OF 1941. By Professor D.M.S. Watson 14th January 1942 Download PDF (1,020 KB)
3 THE MILK POSITION. NOTES BY PROFESSOR A.W. ASHBY. Note by the Joint Secretary 2nd February 1942 Download PDF (1.80 MB)
1 BREAD RATIONING. Memorandum by the Ministry of Food 29th January 1943 Download PDF (2.06 MB)
2 AVERAGE WEEKLY FOOD RATIONS IN ENEMY AND ENEMY OCCUPIED COUNTRIES. MEMORANDUM PREPARED BY THE MINISTRY OF ECONOMIC WARFARE. Note by the Joint Secretary 29th January 1943 Download PDF (1.71 MB)
3(revise) EIGHTEENTH REPORT ON BREAD RATIONING. Note by the Joint Secretary 15th March 1943 Download PDF (1.02 MB)
4 REPORT ON FOOD POSITION IN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES PREPARED BY THE MINISTRY OF FOOD AND THE MINISTRY OF ECONOMIC WARFARE. Note by the Joint Secretary 25th February 1943 Download PDF (1.55 MB)
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