HC Deb 23 August 1895 vol 36 c668
MR. W. FIELD (Dublin, St. Patrick)

I beg to ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, how many prosecutions took place for added water in butter this year outside Cork Market?


The number of prosecutions for breaches of the Sale of Food and Drugs Act by the addition of water to butter during the current year throughout Ireland has been 16, resulting in 10 convictions and three dismissals. This is inclusive of one prosecution in which a conviction was obtained in Cork City.