HC Deb 08 December 1927 vol 211 cc1597-8W

asked the Minister of Health whether, in the interests of children, he will consider the desirability of making further restrictions on the importation and sale of such articles as skimmed condensed milk, powdered milk, and liquid eggs, as the majority of purchasers do not understand the low food values of these commodities?


I am advised that there is no foundation for the suggestion that the commodities referred to are of low food value, although skimmed milk is unfit for infant feeding, and I could not on public health grounds take steps to prohibit their importation into this country.

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