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Milk (Pasteurisation)

Volume 390: debated on Wednesday 2 June 1943

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asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether he is aware that in some American cities no milk older than 24 hours may be pasteurised and no pasteurised milk older than 30 hours may be sold; and whether he is prepared to introduce similar regulations here?

No, Sir, I regret that I have not information such as my hon. Friend mentions, but if he will supply me with particulars, I will have them examined, although I am afraid that the conditions in the two countries are not comparable.

Does the hon. Member not realise the need of supplying the public with fresh milk?