HC Deb 17 July 1997 vol 298 c274W
Mr. Fabian Hamilton

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what statistics his Department holds on chemical contamination incidents involving foodstuffs; and if they are available to the public. [9760]

Mr. Rooker

The Department compiles annual reports on all such incidents reported to it. These reports are available to inquirers, free of charge. The latest report by the Department's Incident Response Team, entitled "Food Protection 1996" has been placed in the Library of the House.