§ Lord HOUGHTON of SOWERBY
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What is the present level of exports of horsemeat to EEC countries compared with the corresponding period for last year.
§ Lord TREFGARNE
Following is the information for meat of horses, asses, mules and hinnies, fresh, chilled or frozen: —
Tonnes January-September 1979 2,382 January-September 1978 4,069
SourceUnited Kingdom Overseas Trade Statistics, Sub-group 011.5.
NoteThis trade is likely to have been predominantly in horsemeat. There were no exports of horsemeat salted, in brine, or dried.