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Food Labelling.

Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 16 October 2007

Tuesday, 16 October 2007

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Andrew Doyle

Ceist:

219 Deputy Andrew Doyle asked the Minister for Health and Children the budget 2008 Estimates that have been included to fund the enforcement of the regulations S.I. No. 307 of 2006 as amended by S.I. No. 85 of 2007 governing the country of origin of beef labelling for caterers. [23470/07]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Health and Children)

Checks on compliance with the Health (Country of Origin of Beef) Regulations are undertaken in conjunction with routine hygiene inspections; accordingly, it is not anticipated that additional costs will be incurred. These inspections are carried out by Environmental Health Officers in the Health Service Executive operating under a service contract with the Food Safety Authority of Ireland.

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