Infant Foods

Department of Health written question – answered on 20th January 2017.

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Photo of Jim Shannon Jim Shannon Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Health), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Transport), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Equality)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps his Department is taking to ensure that baby milk is safe for consumption.

Photo of Nicola Blackwood Nicola Blackwood The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

The Infant Formula and Follow-on Formula (England) Regulations 2007 establishes specific compositional and labelling controls to ensure the safety and suitability of formula put on the market for sale. This legislation is made under the Food Safety Act 1990 and is enforced by local authority enforcement authorities.

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