Food: Labelling

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:14 am on 11 October 2007.

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Photo of Baroness Royall of Blaisdon Baroness Royall of Blaisdon Government Whip 11:14, 11 October 2007

My Lords, I understand that the noble Baroness is astounded; however, if a parent knows that an E number will be detrimental to their child's health, it is sometimes easier to look at an E number rather than a name that might have six or seven syllables. In respect of what the FSA has done, noble Lords will be aware of Southampton University's recent research into some additives which was, in fact, commissioned by the FSA.