Food poisoning: its causes and prevention
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Food poisoning: its causes and prevention papers presented at asymposium held at Leatherhead, 19th-20th October, 1964. by Symposium on food poisoning (1964 Leatherhead)

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Published by British Food Manufacturing Industries Research Association in Leatherhead .
Written in English

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Other titlesFood poisoning: its causes and prevention.
SeriesScientific and technical surveys -- no.44.
ContributionsBritish Food Manufacturing Industries Research Association.
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Open LibraryOL14107319M

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