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Unsold Bacon

Volume 476: debated on Wednesday 28 June 1950

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asked the Minister of Food upon what conditions grocers art permitted to cook gammon remaining unsold at the end of a week.

Local food offices will authorise this only if there is a risk of the bacon going bad if kept till the following week.

Does it not follow that there must be a reduction in their supply in the following week, and is the Minister satisfied that this arrangement can be carried out?

We recently altered the arrangements which, I think, are already working much better.