- 156 pages
- Annual Report of the Diary and Food Commissioner of Wisconsin
- Geo J Weigle
- 12 January 2018 Geo J Weigle
Excerpt From Annual Report Of The Diary And Food Commissioner Of Wisconsin For The Period Ending June 30, 1917Twenty Samples Of Bread Were Received And Analyzed The Pur Pose Of This Work Was To.determine Mainly The Weight Of The Leaf Of Bread And The Percentage Of Moisture By An Examination Of The Tabulated Results Of The Analyses Obtained On These Twenty Samples Of Bread Some Very Interesting Information Can Be Obtained From A Comparison Of The Weight Of The Loaves Of Bread It Will Be Seen That There Is An Absolute Lack Of Uniformity With Respect To The Weight Of Bread Some Bakers Are Sending Loaves Of One Weight To One City And Loaves Of A Different Weight To Other Cities All Of Which Bread Is Being Sold At Approximately The Same Price It Is Also To Be Noticed That There Is Considerable Variation In The Percentage Of Moisture In The Various Makes Of Bread In Collecting These Sam Ples Of Bread We Took Particular Pains To Prevent As Far As Possible The Evaporation Of Moisture So That I Feel That The Percentages Of Moisture Here Reported Are Very Nearly The True Moisture Content Of Bread As It Is Sold To The Public The Results Obtained On Even This Small Number Of Samples Warrants The Statement That There Is A Necessity Of Standardization Of A Loaf Of Bread Especially With Re Spect To Weight Having Standardization With Respect To Weight No Doubt Further Standardization With Respect To Quality Would Come Later Although It Is True That Quality Is To Some Extent Taken Care Of By The Consumer, Unless Bread Possesses Quality Its, Sale And Con Sumption Will Fall Off, Whereas If A Bread Of Quality Is Produced It May Sell Even Though The Weight Or Quantity Is Unreasonably Low.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.