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DISEASED MUTTON.

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DISEASED MUTTON. Tate, a butcher, carrying on business at No 23o, Bermondsey-street, was charged, at South- wark, before Mr. Combe, by Mr. Munro, the Sanitary Inspector of St. Olave's, with having in his possession three carcases and six sides of mutton in a deceased state, and unfit for human food. Mr. Munro said that on Thursday noon he was in the per- formance of his duty, when he entered Mr. Tate's shop, and at the rear he perceived three carcases of mutton hanging up ex- posed for sale. He examined them. and found that the meat was dreadfully poor and smelt horribly. Dr. Vinen, the medical officer of health, was present with him, and acting under his instructions he seized the meat and brought it for his worship's inspection. He added that on further inspection lie found six sides of mutton, all of which were in a very bad state. Dr. Vinen, the medical officcr of St. Olave's district, said that he accompanied Mr. Munro to the defendant's shop, and saw the muttou produced. It was diseased and totally unfit for human food. Mr. Combe, after looking at the meat, expressed his surprise that any respectable tradesman should have such filthy stuff in his possession. Air. Tate contended that the meat was not diseased. It cer- tainly was rather poor, but as good for food as any meat brought to market. c Dr. Vinen observed that he did not think it had ever been slaughterer, and as for nourishment, his worship could see that it was Nothing but skin and bone. Mr. Combe was of opinion that such filthy meat was dan- gerous to ttie health of the public, and he must tell the defendant that he was liable to penalties of ;MO for every piece, or he could sentence him to three months' hard labour without a penalty under the Act passed in July last. Mr. Munro said it was not his wish to press for a penalty, as the defendant most likely, as well as other tradesmen, was not aware of the existence of the Act of Parliament. He must, however, ask for an order to have it destroyed, with the costs. Mr. Combe accordingly made the order required, and the filthy-looking meat was removed. p

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