Medicine: Clean Fish

As a fish post, Baltimore ranks after Boston and New York and ordinarily handles its sea food as cleanly as do the others. Yet not sufficiently so to satisfy public health authorities. Hence representatives of Baltimore's health department had Baltimore's Association of Commerce draw Baltimore's wholesale fish & sea food mongers into a conference which, last week, drew up 19 regulations to keep the food clean.

Most significant was No. 15: "All handlers of fish and sea food in this market shall be medically examined for evidence of infectious or contagious diseases at least once a year." Baltimore claims that it...

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