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Weights And Measures (Cattle Cake)

Volume 527: debated on Tuesday 18 May 1954

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asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will make it a statutory requirement that merchants supplying cattle cake, etc., should make it clear that it is sold by gross weight, the bags being included, and riot by net weight.

The Committee on Weights and Measures Legislation made recommendations in regard to the sale of any article by weight, measure or number. Consultations are proceeding on these general recommendations, which include the need for statutory control for particular commodities.