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Volume 463: debated on Monday 28 March 1949

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asked the Minister of Food in how many cases he has received complaints from individuals that their bacon ration has tasted of fish or some other foreign flavour; in how many such cases he has successfully traced the origin of the pig in question; and in how many cases any fault in feeding has been discovered to be the cause of the complaint and whether it has been possible to rectify this fault in any cases.

I am afraid I have no statistics, but whenever possible we trace the origin of any tainted carcase and give advice, if necessary, about feeding. It is usually taken, with good results.