To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many instances of (a) peritonitis, (b) hepatitis, (c) pericarditis and (d) aspergillosis were identified by post-mortem inspection of poultry and prevented from entering the food chain from 1 January 2013 to 31 March 2020.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) holds the following data. For the period 1 January 2013 – 31 March 2020 the following instances were identified at post-mortem and prevented from entering the food chain:
Number of Instances
*Not Specifically Recorded
*With poultry, conditions identified at post-mortem inspection point that are not specifically recorded by name are recorded into the FSA Collection and Communication of Inspection Results IT system as either ‘Other Factory’ (processing) or ‘Other farm’ (for example jaundice, Oregon, white muscle).