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The Pharmaceutical Society

The greatest novelty of the evening was Dr. Redwood's new process for preserving fresh meat. It is simply to dip the joint in melted paraffine; the hot liquid drives out the air from the tissue, and on the joint being withdrawn and put in colder paraffine an additional layer coats it, and a thick white envelope is completed. Specimens have been sent in ships to various foreign parts to test the process, but none of examples have yet had time to return for that necessary examination which is requisite to stamp a permanent commercial value on the method.

The London Standard, 18th May 1866

 

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