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Fish Meal

Volume 496: debated on Wednesday 20 February 1952

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51.

asked the Minister of Food how the current production of fish meal for animal feeding compares with pre-war production; and what measures are now being taken to increase production of this essential ingredient in pig and poultry rations.

During 1951 home production of fish meal for animal feeding was 70,000 tons, approximately equal to pre-war production. All available fish not entering into human consumption and fish offals are converted into meal and the possibility of increase necessarily depends on fish supplies and the amount taken up for human consumption.