HC Deb 03 February 1995 vol 253 c921W
Mr. Jim Cunningham

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what studies his Department has carried out regarding the possible connection between the use of pesticides and allergies.

Mrs. Browning

[holding answer 2 February 1995]: None. However, we require companies to submit data in support of the approval of pesticides including those relating to potential allergic effects of those pesticides. These data are thoroughly evaluated.