HC Deb 30 April 1998 vol 311 c245W
17. Mr. Fraser

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what assessment he has made of food safety standards across the European Union. [39125]

Mr. Rooker

Much food law is harmonised at the EU level and it is the Commission's responsibility to ensure that standards are applied consistently. The Government believe that UK consumers should be able to expect the same high standards of safety from food produced anywhere in the EU.

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