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Sausages (Meat Content)

Volume 437: debated on Wednesday 14 May 1947

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asked the Minister of Food whether, in view of the recent cut in manufacturing meat and the serious effect this will have on sausages, which are already in short supply, he will reduce immediately the meat content of sausages from 50 per cent. to 40 per cent. and thus enable a greater output to be maintained, with the resultant benefit to a large number of consumers.

No, Sir. I do not think the public would like the quality of sausages to be lowered in order to provide larger supplies.