Catalogue description Ministry of Food: Scientific Advisor's Division

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Details of MAF 98
Reference: MAF 98
Title: Ministry of Food: Scientific Advisor's Division

The series contains reports and technical information of the Scientific Advisor's Division of the Ministry of Food on foodstuffs, rations and nutrition generally.

Date: 1936-1959
Separated material:

Files re-registered into Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food series are in:

MAF 256

MAF 291

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: SA/D file series
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 502 file(s)
Access conditions: Open
Administrative / biographical background:

The Minister of Food was responsible for ensuring that an adequate supply of food was available to all sections of the population. At the end of the war the Scientific Advisor's main energies were devoted to helping in the relief of famine conditions in Europe.

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