§ Mr. Andrew Welsh
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will state the number of zoonoses orders issued per month since January 1989.
§ Mr. Maclean
Details of all notices served under the Zoonoses Order 1975 and the Zoonoses Order 1989 for all species since January 1989 are not available. However, during the period from 1 January 1989 to 29 September 1991, 318 notices were served declaring infected premises where Salmonella enteritidis or Salmonella typhimurium had been confirmed as present in poultry flocks.