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Summary: Twenty-three "food flashes", each a few seconds in length, produced for the Ministry of Food.
Description: 1: "Your Empties Wanted".
2: Tinned milk is just as good as fresh.
3: It is suggested that housewives read "Food Facts" in their newspapers for new ideas for meals.
4: Under-16s and under-18s with green and blue ration books are shown how to use these.
5: Under-21s should ask for National Milk cocoa at work.
6: bread needs to breathe to stay fresh.
7: Orange juice helps young children grow.
8: Introducing preserves coupons.
9: Shots of post-1918 children showing the effects of rickets, while it is stressed that the government now provides free vitamin D in cod liver oil.
10: Nothing must be wasted.
11: Tinned dried milk may be cooked or drunk.
12: The value of dried eggs.
13: Bottles should be left out for the milkman.
14: While on holiday "take the days food with you".
15: A comic double act by Charlie Chester and Arthur Haynes about cooking cabbage.
16: How to fill in a ration book.
17: The BBC's Cheerful Charlie Chester advertises free cod liver oil in a comic manner.
18: National Household Milk.
19: Jam in cans.
20: The radio doctor stresses that expectant mothers need cod liver oil and orange juice.
21: Babies need them too.
22: The radio doctor on extra milk for nursing mothers.
23: Sweets ration cards must be properly signed.