HC Deb 04 April 2001 vol 366 c221W
Mr. Pike

To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will ensure that herbivore farm animals are not fed animal by-products; and if he will make a statement. [155965]

Ms Quin

It is already an offence under the Animal By-Products Order 1999, to feed to ruminants either catering waste containing meat or meat products or unprocessed animal by-products.

Mammalian meat and bone meal may not be fed to any farmed animals. Draft legislation prohibiting the feeding of poultry and fish meal to ruminants had been prepared.

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