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Agenised Flour

Volume 486: debated on Monday 9 April 1951

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asked the Minister of Food whether his attention has been called to the statements made at an inquest at Hull recently regarding the effects of the agenisation of flour; and whether he will make a statement on the subject.

I am aware that certain allegations were made which were controverted by expert evidence at the inquest. Recently, a scientific committee reviewed the subject of flour improvers but was unable to find any evidence that agenised flour is in any way toxic to man.