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Foie Gras: Imports

Question for Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

UIN 45494, tabled on 2 September 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, pursuant to the Answer of 25 May 2022 to Question 3523 on Foie Gras: Imports, if he will publish a list of interested parties his Department has (a) held meetings with and on which dates and (b) received written representation from regarding legislative proposals on banning the import of foie gras as set out in his Department’s Action Plan for Animal Welfare.

Answered on

29 September 2022

Policy officials have met with businesses, industry representatives and welfare groups to better understand the issues regarding force-fed foie gras and to gather views from all interested parties.