§ 137. Mr. Kelley
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will take steps to stop the sale of young pony flesh as veal meat.
§ Mr. Anthony Stodart
It is an offence under the Food and Drugs Act, 1955 to supply horse flesh for human consumption to a purchaser who has not asked for it, and to sell any food under a false or misleading label.
It is also an offence under the Trade Descriptions Act, 1968 to apply a false description to any goods.