HC Deb 15 December 1989 vol 163 c844W
Mr. Flynn

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if his Department has analysed dry nuts imported from Greece and Turkey to check them for radioactivity at levels above those advised by the European Commission as tolerable for consumption.

Mr. Freeman

In the interests of the consumer, port health authorities are continuing to monitor certain imported food (including dry nuts) for radioactive contamination caused by the Chernobyl nuclear accident. United Kingdom monitoring has not detected excess contamination levels in dry nuts over the last year.