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Breast Milk: Donors

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 28225, tabled on 6 July 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to regulate commercial for profit human milk banks.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

13 July 2021

There are currently no plans to introduce regulation of commercial for profit human milk banks. The Government will continue to closely monitor this emerging industry.

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