HC Deb 11 March 2003 vol 401 cc239-40W
Mr. Todd

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many instances there have been since January 2003 of the detection of nitrofuran in poultry meat imported from Brazil; and what steps have been taken to respond to these. [101572]

Ms Blears

Since January 2003, nitrofuran residues have been detected in three consignments of poultry meat imported from Brazil. In each case the consignment was destroyed.

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