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public analyst

Line breaks: pub¦lic ana|lyst

Definition of public analyst in English:

noun

British
A health official who analyses food.
Example sentences
  • However, being a public analyst is not by itself sufficient to carry out food analysis on behalf of food authorities.
  • They were analysed by the the council's public analysts laboratory, which checked the composition of the products and assessed the validity of their weight loss claims.
  • The public analyst's report on the complaint stated that attached to the meat and bone of the chicken portion was part of a chicken's guts full of cooked starch, seed husks and grains of wheat.

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