Meat and Meat Products: Import Monitoring

House of Lords written question – answered on 2nd May 2001.

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Photo of Viscount Cranborne Viscount Cranborne Conservative

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Which body is, or bodies are, responsible for monitoring imports of meat and meat products into the United Kingdom.

Photo of Baroness Hayman Baroness Hayman Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Minister of State (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food)

All meat and meat products imported from third countries into the UK must enter at designated UK border inspection posts, where they are subject to veterinary inspections. The inspection services at the BIP are the responsibility of the relevant local authority.

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