HC Deb 10 January 2000 vol 342 c100W
Mr. Andrew George

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what assessment he has made of animal welfare standards among chicken producers who supply the UK from(a) Thailand, (b) Brazil and (c) other countries. [103290]

Mr. Morley

Under Article 8 of Directive 98/58/EC the EU Commission is charged with producing a report comparing animal welfare conditions in the EU with those in non-member countries supplying the Community.