Environment Food and Rural Affairs
Tobias Ellwood (Shadow Minister, Culture, Media & Sport; Bournemouth East, Conservative)
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how much foie gras was imported into the United Kingdom in each of the last five years.
Jonathan R Shaw (Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Marine, Landscape and Rural Affairs) and Minister for the South East), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Chatham and Aylesford, Labour)
The table shows the value and volume of foie gras (recorded as preparations of goose or duck liver containing 75 per cent. or more by weight of fatty livers by HMRC) imported into the UK from 2002 to August 2007.
|UK imports of preparations of goose or duck liver containing 75 per cent. or more by weight of fatty livers, 2002 to August 2007|
|January to August 2007||88||418|
|Note: 2007 data is subject to amendments. Source: H M Revenue and Customs. Data prepared by Trade statistics, Agricultural Statistics and Analysis Division, DEFRA|