HC Deb 28 June 1950 vol 476 c2287
59. Mr. Higgs

asked the Minister of Food what restrictions are imposed upon the method of curing meat for sale as ration-free British canned ham.

Mr. Webb

None, Sir.

Mr. Higgs

If, owing to restrictions or present conditions, it is not possible to cure ham by the lengthy process which was needed in pre-war days, is not the commodity at present sold as British canned ham more appropriately described as "gammon"?

Mr. Webb

I did not hear all that supplementary question. The hon. Member had better discuss this matter outside with me.

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