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Food Standards

Volume 530: debated on Wednesday 21 July 1954

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47.

asked the Minister of Food when he will be in a position to introduce further orders relating to food standards.

This must depend in the first instance on the findings of the Food Standards Committee as and when it submits reports to me.

Is not the right hon. and gallant Gentleman powerless to do very much unless and until the Food and Drugs Amendment Bill [Lords] becomes law?

No. From time to time the Food Standards Committee submits reports to me. There is one coming forward shortly. Much can be done without the Bill's becoming law.

48.

asked the Minister of Food on what date the Report of the Food Standards Committee about lead contamination will be published.

In view of the very proper public interest in this matter and of the widespread production of iced lollies, which is causing some concern, will the right hon. and gallant Gentleman expedite action on this Report when he receives it?