§ Mr. Michael
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales whether he will make it his policy that cook-chill methods should not be introduced into national health service institutions in Wales pending fresh investigations and subsequent detailed advice from his Department.
§ Mr. Grist
It is a matter for local health authorities to consider how to provide catering services in a safe and effective way, and this may include the consideration of a cook-chill system.
Detailed guidelines on cook-chill and cook-freeze catering systems were issued to the NHS in Wales in July 1989.