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Salmon Disease

Volume 728: debated on Wednesday 18 May 1966

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what consultations he has had with the Irish authorities relating to the salmon and freshwater fish disease.

We have recently had helpful official discussions with the Irish authorities about the measures which they are taking to prevent exports from Ireland of dead salmon affected by the disease. There have also been close consultations between the scientists on the cause of the disease.