HC Deb 19 May 1927 vol 206 cc1392-3W
Major GLYN

asked the Minister of Health whether his attention has been drawn to the importation into Great Britain of considerable quantities of skimmed condensed milk; and whether, in view of the inadequate food value of this milk and that its importation tends to depress the market for properly produced home liquid milk, the Ministry of Health will arrange to take samples of this foreign imported skimmed condensed milk in order to test its purity and food content and, if necessary, take steps to restrict its importation?


In reply to the first part of the question, I would refer my hon. and gallant Friend to the replies given to the hon. and gallant Member for Newbury (Brigadier-General Clifton Brown) to-day and to the hon. and gallant Member for Tiverton (Colonel Acland Troyte) on the 28th April. Provision is already made for the sampling of all kinds of condensed milk, both on importation and when it is exposed for sale by retail.

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