Meat: Imports

Environment Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 2nd July 2012.

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Photo of Anne McIntosh Anne McIntosh Chair, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, Chair, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs how many tonnes of (a) desinewed meat, (b) mechanically separated meat and (c) 3mm Boarder meat have been imported into the UK from (i) ruminants and (ii) non-ruminants from (A) Holland, (B) Italy, (C) Spain, (D) France, (E) Austria, (F) Poland and (G) other EU member states since the end of April 2012.

Photo of James Paice James Paice The Minister of State, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

It is not possible to identify quantities of desinewed, mechanically recovered or boarder meat from the available trade figures.

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