HC Deb 18 February 1867 vol 185 c460

said, he wished to ask the Vice President of the Committee of Council on Education, Whether any, and, if so, what measures have been adopted to prevent the importation from Holland and Germany of the carcases of animals infected by the Cattle Plague?


said, in reply, that the Privy Council were reluctant to prohibit the importation of articles used as food except under the apprehension of serious risk. It appeared to them, as at present advised, that there was no such amount of risk as would justify them in prohibiting the importation of meat,