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Welfare Foods

Volume 650: debated on Friday 1 December 1961

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asked the Minister of Health if he will now give the quantities of concentrated orange juice, cod-liver oil and vitamin tablets taken up in the period 1st June to 30th September, 1961, comparable figures for the previous four months and for the same period in 1960, and the percentage difference between the two periods in 1961.

Information is collected only on a quarterly basis. The available figures are given below. Those for the quarter ended 30th September, 1961, are provisional.

Quarter endedOrange juiceCod liver oilVitamin A and D tablets
(bottles)(bottles)
A.
24th September, 19605,501,931565,784562,708
B.
1st July, 19614,603,360607,632572,075
C.
30th September, 19611,862,000182,000262,000
Percentage decrease between B and C607054