§ Mr. Speller
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many reports of damage to farm workers have been received as a result of handling or being exposed to organophosphorous sheep dip.
§ Mr. Maclean
The Department has received 55 reports of suspected adverse reactions affecting farmers and farm workers following exposure to organophosphorous sheep dips since 1985. Five of these concern a product withdrawn from the market in 1986.