§ Mr. Clapham
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what representations he has had recently on bovine immune deficiency virus.
§ Mr. Jon Owen Jones
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what research his Department is undertaking into the bovine immune deficiency virus.
§ Mrs. Browning
Representations have been received from Members of this House and a farmer in Cheshire whose herd is being investigated. Studies have been commissioned at the Central Veterinary Laboratory on the330W inactivation of BIV in milk by pasteurisation, and further research is under way at the Institute of Animal Health.