Food Standards Bill

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 23rd March 1999.

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Photo of Sam Galbraith Sam Galbraith Minister for Health and Arts, Scottish Office 12:00 am, 23rd March 1999

As my hon. Friend will know, we have made considerable progress on food safety over the past two years. We have implemented almost all Professor Pennington's recommendations, with significant objective improvements so far. I have no doubt that, although the agency will not absolutely guarantee that there will be no more problems, it will significantly reduce them and reassure people throughout the United Kingdom of the safety and wholesomeness of our food.