HC Deb 26 January 1965 vol 705 cc171-2W
Mr. Garrett

asked the Minister of Health when the tins of corned beef suspected of typhoid infection and now impounded in warehouses will be destroyed.

Mr. K. Robinson

Destruction is not necessary. The Committee of Inquiry into the Aberdeen typhoid outbreak advised that given a safe method of pasteurisation the cans at present withdrawn could be treated and released for sale without risk to the public. Consultation with the trade on methods are not yet complete.

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