Reference MAF 67/70
Title Food Control Committees Selected Minutes. Lancashire. Liverpool C.B.
Government Department Ministry of Food
Themes Rationing and Supply, Domestic Life
Subthemes Agriculture and food supply, Rationing, licensing, and price control, Eating and cooking, Enforcement and regulation
Document Types Meeting Minutes, Reports and Surveys
Civil Defence Regions Region 10: North Western (Manchester HQ)
Locations Lancashire, Liverpool
Organisations City Councils, Enforcement Sub-Committee, Food Control Committee


A file of documents relating to the Liverpool Food Control Committee. Subjects discussed in the file include the financial arrangements of the committee; the licensing of retail and catering establishments, including clubs, canteens, restaurants, and schools; the licensing status of these establishments, including extensions and transfers; the transportation of food; prosecutions for the infringement of rationing orders, including fines for overcharging and the unauthorised obtainment of food; measures to avoid the wasting of food; and the provision of ration books and coupons. Other subjects covered include the provision of commodities including soap, eggs, vegetables, meat, fruit, animal feed, dairy, sugar, clothing, alcohol, flour, and bread; the prices of foods; the preservation of food, including canning; the provision of nutritional welfare foods; special provisions for children's parties, mothers, and infants; and the arrangements for home-grown produce.


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