Mr. John D. Taylor
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland in what proportion of herds suspected of being treated with clenbuterol is only a random sample of the whole herd tested; and if he will make it his policy to test all animals in a suspected herd.
§ Mr. Hanley
[holding answer 1 May 1991]: (I am considering the details of an on-farm testing regime under the powers available when the food safety order comes into effect on 21 May. On-farm testing for clenbuterol cannot be currently carried out.