HC Deb 16 May 1990 vol 172 c469W
Mr. Ron Davies

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will introduce measures requiring the processors of ruminant remains to ensure the treatment of such remains and temperatures adequate to destroy scrapie and scrapie-infective agents.

Mr. Maclean

The treatments needed to destroy scrapie-like agents during the rendering process are not known. Research will be undertaken into the inactivation of the agent.

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