HC Deb 25 February 1930 vol 235 cc2077-8W

asked the Minister of Health whether he will take steps to secure that all articles of food for human consumption shall be clearly and adequately described with place of origin, correct weight or quantity, and cost to consumer before sale?


I have been asked to reply. The Merchandise Marks Acts and the Sale of Food (Weights and Measures) Act contain important provisions of this kind. I do not contemplate any additional legislation such as my hon. Friend suggests.

discussion between the British business delegation to the Soviet Union in the spring of 1929 and the Soviet Government. I have, however, no information that any specific order has been given, and in these circumstances the second part of the question does not arise.

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