HC Deb 03 May 1991 vol 190 c347W
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.

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