Arsenic poisoning of beer - (page one)
Arsenic poisoning of beer (page one)
This cutting, from the Express, reports the mass poisoning of beer-drinkers between 1900 and 1901 through the use of arsenic in the preparation of beer. A firm supplying glucose to breweries was found to have been producing the glucose by a chemical process involving arsenic.
Catalogue reference: DSIR 26/931 p.151 (13 Feb 1901)
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