HL Deb 27 June 1996 vol 573 c73WA
Lord Willoughby de Broke

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they will make it a statutory requirement that the constituents of animal compound feeds be fully disclosed, in view of the fact that it is a criminal offence to possess or feed animal feedstuffs which contain prohibited material.

Lord Lucas

It is already a statutory requirement to list ingredients of compound animal feeds either by category or in full. The Government welcome the recent announcement that the major feed compounders are to switch from declaring categories of ingredient to full ingredient listing for most compound feeds. The position is being monitored and further action will be taken if necessary.