HC Deb 05 May 1972 vol 836 c221W
Mr. Burden

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will take steps to ban the use in the food given to veal calves of antibiotics which can be absorbed in the meat and build up resistance to therapeutic drugs in humans.

Mr. Peter Mills:

The sale or supply of animal feedingstuffs containing such antibiotics is already prohibited except in accordance with a prescription or written direction of a veterinary surgeon or practitioner.

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