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Contaminated Food, Burnley

Volume 462: debated on Monday 14 March 1949

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asked the Minister of Food if he is aware of the concern among neighbouring local authorities at the state of affairs revealed by the recent investigations into contaminated food at Burnley; and whether it is his intention to introduce amending legislation to the Food and Drugs Act, 1938, in accordance with the proposals submitted by the Burnley County Borough Council.

Yes. My right hon. Friend is aware of the concern which has been aroused by this case, and hopes very shortly to announce his proposals for a thorough review of the problems involved.