Reference MAF 67/180
Title Food Control Committees Selected Minutes. WALES. Caernarvonshire. Portmadoc U.D.
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, Memoranda
Civil Defence Regions Region 8: Wales (Cardiff HQ)
Locations Caernarvonshire, Criccieth, Portmadoc
Organisations Enforcement Sub-Committee, Food Control Committee, Licensing Sub-Committee


A file of documents relating to the Portmadoc and Criccieth Joint Food Control Committee. Subjects covered in the file include the administration of the committee, including the appointment of staff; the enforcement of rationing orders, including prosecutions for sale without a license; the licensing status of catering and retail establishments, including shops, bakers, butchers, confectioners, hotels, and cafés; and a request for a permit to purchase refreshments. Other subjects discussed include sugar provisions for the winter feeding of bees and for the preservation of fruit through jam-making; the use of wild and home-grown produce; milk provisions for schools; the distribution of commodity foods; the voluntary salvage and decontamination of food; applications by consumers to change retailers; the provision of extra egg rations for holiday resorts; the distribution of ration books; and emergency welfare provisions including water supplies, reserve food stocks, and feeding centres in the coastal belt.


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