HC Deb 27 November 1950 vol 481 cc103-4W
8. Colonel Ropner

asked the Minister of Food how many cases have been brought to his notice in which a longer period than one week has elapsed between the collection of eggs from farms on behalf of packers; and what steps he is taking to ensure that collections of eggs are effected at regular weekly intervals.

Mr. F. Willey

During recent months we have had complaints concerning some 30 Packers out of a total of nearly 500. Packers are instructed to collect eggs weekly except where, due to exceptional conditions, less frequent collection is authorised by my Department.

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