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Agriculture - Laboratory - Foods and Drugs (Publication)

Identifier: 013-02-028

Scope and Contents

The Act of February 28, 1874, which created the Department of Agriculture, authorized the department to employ a State Chemist to analyze fertilizers sent into the state for commercial use. Later acts expanded the number of such products the department was authorized to analyze to include insecticides, fungicides, lime, feed stuffs, foods and drugs. The publications comprising this series are bulletins containing monthly reports of the activities of the State Chemist. The information contained in these reports includes a laboratory report of the specific product inspected, the dealer offering such product to the public for sale and his address, the producer of such product and the adulteration found, if any. The products analyzed vary a great deal form month to month but analysis of milk and ice cream samples are very prominent in most reports. The issues comprising this series contain only food and drug analysis until the second issue of Volume 8, February, 1921, which included the department's findings of their analysis of feed stuffs.


  • Created: 1915-1930


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The issues comprising this series are listed by date of publication.

Related Materials

Other analytical reports of feed stuffs and fertilizers can be found in series 13-2-29 and 13-2-30. All of the below listed publications were filmed by SOLINET in 1996 and a reference copy made for the Archives.

Agriculture - Laboratory - Foods and Drugs (Publication)
Georgia Archives
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Morrow GA 30260 United States