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Food Standards - Minutes of Evidence [Back to Report]

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 24 March 1999.


Members present:

Mr Kevin Barron, in the Chair

Dr Peter BrandMr Owen Paterson
Ms Sally KeebleRev Martin Smyth
Dr Stephen LadymanMr Howard Stoate
Mr Lewis MoonieMr Robert Walter
Mrs Diana Organ


Examination of Witnesses

MS JILL WORDLEY, MAFF/DH Joint Food Safety and Standards Group, in attendance.

MR BEN GILL, CBE, President, and MR IAN GARDINER, Director of Policy, National Farmers' Union, MR COLIN MACLEAN, Director General, and MR MIKE ATTENBOROUGH, Technical Director, Meat and Livestock Commission, and MS HELEN BROWNING, OBE, Chair, Soil Association, were examined.

Question Number

470 - 479

480 - 499

500 - 519

520 - 522

Examination of Witnesses

MR JOHN WOOD, Head of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Division, MR NEVILLE CRADDOCK, Chairman, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Committee, and MRS VALERIE SAINT, Chairman, Food Labelling Sub-Committee, Food and Drink Federation, were examined.

Question Number

523 - 539

540 - 559

560 - 568

Examination of Witnesses

DR RICHARD NORTH, Food Safety Adviser, MR PETER GREIG and MRS ANN WILSON, were examined.

Question Number

569 - 579

580 - 599

600 - 611

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