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Pigmeat: China

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 40355, tabled on 13 June 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, when she expects her Department to have collated and put in a format ready to send all the information required by the Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People's Republic of China following its inspections of UK pig trotter production plants in April 2015.

Answered on

27 June 2016

We are working with the UK pork industry to collate the necessary data and information required by the Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People's Republic of China, which will be submitted by the end of June. The UK Agriculture, Food and Drink Counsellor, based in Beijing, has met with the Chinese authorities to raise the importance of this agreement and press for expeditious consideration of the UK application to allow exports of UK pigs’ trotters to commence as soon as possible.

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