Wednesday, 10 February 2021

Questions (981)

Catherine Murphy

Question:

981. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if the European Commission for Health and Food Safety has accepted a formal complaint from a whistle-blower (details supplied) to investigate that some veterinarians in Irish meat plants are not qualified under an EU regulation and may compromise the food safety risk and certification of products of animal origin to consumers. [6396/21]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

My Department has not received any communication from the European Commission for Health and Food Safety in relation to the material supplied by the Deputy. However, the Department would co-operate fully with the Commission should they decide to pursue this or any other matter.