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Orange Juice

Volume 413: debated on Friday 24 August 1945

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asked the Minister of Food whether has attention has been called to the fact that in recent weeks it has been impossible to obtain the full ration of orange juice for young children in Lytham St. Annes and other places in the north-western area; and whether, in view of the importance of orange juice for the health of children, he will make early arrangements to remove existing impediments in the way of rapid and effective distribution.

During recent weeks the off take of orange juice has risen sharply to an unexpectedly high level and this has caused shortages in many parts of the country. Every effort is being made to increase production so that depleted stocks can be replenished.