Poultry: Chlorine:Written question - 227989

Asked on: 04 March 2019
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Poultry: Chlorine
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what assessment he has made of the suitability of chlorinated chicken for the UK market.
Answered by: David Rutley
Answered on: 14 March 2019

The Government has made it clear that we will not water down our food or animal welfare standards in pursuit of any trade deal. Existing food standards on issues such as chlorinated chicken will come across through the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This will continue when we leave the EU.

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