Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Contamination of Feeding Stuff) (England) (No. 4) Order 1989

Publication Date:January 01, 1989

1989No. 2239

PUBLIC HEALTH, ENGLAND AND WALES PUBLIC HEALTH, SCOTLAND

PUBLIC HEALTH, NORTHERN IRELAND

CONTAMINATION OF FOOD

The Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Contamination

of Feeding Stuff) (England) (No. 4) Order 1989

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Whereas the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food is of the opinion, in accordance with section 1(1)(a) of the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 ( a), that there has been or may have been an escape of substances of such descriptions and in such quantities and such circumstances as are likely to create a hazard to human health through human consumption of food;

And whereas the said Minister is of the opinion, in accordance with section 1(1)(b) of the said Act, that in consequence of the said escape of substances food which is or may be in the future in the areas described in Schedule 1 to the following Order, or which is derived or may be in the future derived from anything in those areas, is, or may be, or may become, unsuitable for human consumption;

Now therefore, the said Minister, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by the said section 1(1) and (2) and section 24(1) and (3) of the said Act, and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Title, commencement and interpretation

1.-(1) This Order may be cited as the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Contamination of Feeding Stuff) (England) (No. 4) Order 1989 and shall come into force on 2nd December 1989.

(2) In this Order-

"the Act" means the Food and Environmental Protection Act 1985;

"designated area" means the farms, holdings and agricultural and other premises described in Schedule 1 to this Order;

(a) 1985 c.48; see the definition of "designating authority" in section 1(2) and "the Ministers" in section 24(1).

"the Milk Marketing Board" means the Milk Marketing Board for England and Wales established under the Agricultural Marketing Act 1958 ( a).

"slaughterhouse" has the same meaning as in section 34 of the Slaughterhouses Act 1974 ( b).

Designated incident

2. In the opinion of the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food food in the areas described in Schedule 1 to this Order is, or may be, or may become, unsuitable for human consumption in consequence of the escape of lead into imported animal feeding stuff.

Designated area

3. The areas described in Schedule 1 to this Order are hereby designated for the purposes of Part I of the Act.

Activities prohibited in the designated area

4. No person shall in the designated area-

(a) slaughter any cattle for human consumption or for use in the preparation of feeding stuff;(b) prepare or process for supply to purchasers or others any food derived from cattle that were in the designated area on or after 7th November 1989 or anything which is derived from such cattle and from which food could be derived; or(c) feed to any creature from which food may be derived a feeding stuff which is the subject matter of the incident designated by article 2 of this Order or which is derived from cattle that were in the designated area on or after 7th November 1989.

Restrictions on movement

5. Subject to article 8 of this Order, no person shall move any milk or milk product derived from any cattle or any cattle from which milk may be derived, or any cattle from which meat or any other food for human consumption may be derived from any farm, holding, agricultural or other premises described in Schedule 1 to this Order.

Restrictions throughout the United Kingdom

6. No person shall, in the United Kingdom-

(a) subject to article 8 of this Order, slaughter for human consumption or for use in the preparation of feeding stuff any cattle that were in the designated area after the coming into force of this Order;(b) subject to article 8 of this Order, supply, or, subject to article 8 of this Order, have in possession for supply, any milk, milk product, meat or other food, derived from cattle that were in the designated area after the coming into force of this Order;(c) feed to any creature from which food may be derived a feeding stuff which is the subject matter of the incident designated by article 2 of this Order and which was taken from the designated area after the coming into force of this Order; or(d) supply or have in possession for supply any food or anything from which food could be derived that was prepared or processed in contravention of article 4(b) of this Order.

Application of Order in relation to sheep and goats and certain things derived therefrom

7.-(1) The provisions of articles 4 to 6 of this Order shall have effect as regards the farms, holdings and agricultural and other premises described in Part II of Schedule 1 to

(a) 1958 c.47.

(b) 1974 c.3.

this Order by substituting for the word "cattle" wherever it occurs in those articles the words ", sheep or goats"

(2) Where any farms, holdings or agricultural or other premises are described in both Part I and Part II of Schedule 1 to this Order, articles 4 to 6 and 7(1) of this Order shall apply in relation to them.

Exceptions to restrictions

8.-(1) Notwithstanding the restrictions in article 5 of this Order, the Milk Marketing Board may move milk from any farm, holding, agricultural or other premises described in Schedule 1 to this Order, subject to the condition set out in paragraph (2) below.

(2) The condition referred to in paragraph (1) above is that such milk is processed into butter or milk powder.

(3) Notwithstanding the restrictions in articles 6(a) and 7(1) of this Order, a person may slaughter for human consumption or for use in the preparation of feeding stuff any cattle, sheep or goats in respect of which a consent has been given under section 2(1) of the Act to the doing of everything prohibited and restricted by this Order.

(4) Notwithstanding the restrictions in article 6(b) of this Order, there may be supplied to the Milk Marketing Board milk derived from cattle that were in the designated area after the coming into force of this Order.

(5) Notwithstanding the restrictions in articles 6(b) and 7(1) of this Order, but subject to paragraph (6) below, where any milk, milk product, meat or other food derived from cattle, sheep or goats has been lawfully supplied to a person under the Act, that person may supply or have in possession for supply any such food or any food derived therefrom.

(6) Paragraph (5) above shall not apply to an occupier of a slaughterhouse who supplies or has in possession for supply any meat derived from cattle which have been fed or may have been fed a feeding stuff which is the subject matter of the incident designated by article 2 of this Order.

Revocation

9. The Orders specified in Schedule 2 to this Order are revoked.

In Witness whereof the Official Seal of the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food is hereunto affixed on 1st December 1989.

(L.S.)

Trumpington

Minister of State Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

SCHEDULE 1

Articles 1(2), 2, 3,

5 and 8(1)

THE DESIGNATED AREA

PART I

APPLICATION OF CONTROLS IN RELATION TO CATTLE AND CERTAIN THINGS DERIVED THEREFROM

Name

Address

R J Jones

Dingle Farm, Owlpen, Uley, Dursley, Glos GL 11 5DA

M/S Griffiths & Nash

New House Farm, St Briaveals, Lydney, Glos GL 15 6TS

M/S Stubbs & Hemming

Cockshoot Farm, Newnham, Glos GL 14 1HH

A B, R B, C J & Mrs J A Gallop

T/A A B Gallop & Partners, Warren Farm, Wotton-Under-Edge Glos GL 12 7QE

SCHEDULE 1: Part I

Name

Address

D P & J Andrews

Hamfield Farm, Hamfield, Berkeley, Glos GL13 9TN

D Gent

Wolfhall Farm, Burbage, Marlborough, Wilts, SN8 3DP

M P & B D Lee

T/A M P Lee & Co, Manor Farm, Maugersbury, Stow-on-the-Wold Glos GL54 1HR

D W Gray

Nursebatch Farm, Westend, Nailsea, Bristol, BS19 2DB

S W D & R D Knight

Rugbourne Farm, High Littleton, Bristol, BS18 5JS

E G Rogers

Rose Farm, Barton, Winscombe, Avon BS25 1DY

M J Kelly

Coppershell Farm, Garstard, Corsham, Wilts SN10 3JQ

A P & E Hull

New House Farm, Holbrook, Warmley, Bristol BS15 5NG

T/A R P Hull & Son

A J Withers & Son

Moorside Farm, Kenmoor Road, Kenn, Avon BS8 3TR

A R & S D Helyer

Farm Office, Hungerford Lodge Farm, Little Langford, Salisbury SP3 4RA

G & L C Knowles

Manor Farm, Welton, Midsomer Norton, Avon BA3 2BW

R Drake

Friary Hayes Farm Ltd, East Knoyle, Salisbury, Wilts SP3 6AU

K E & J E Hutchings

Hippisleys Farm, Wick-St-Lawrence, Weston-super-Mare, Avon BS22 0YG

R S Hawkins

Brookfields, Edinton Road, Steeple Ashton, Wilts BA14 6HP

R & H Hawker

Stud Farm, Blaisdon, Glos GL17 0AL

T & R T Gazatd

Springs Farm, Morton, Thornbury, Glos

D R Abbatt & Son

Langley Hill Farm, Winchcombe, Cheltenham, Glos GL4 5AA

R M Watts

Elm Farm, Elmore, Glos GL2 6NT

E J Gibson

Ley Court Farm, Minsterworth, Glos GL2 8JU

F G Smith

Norton Court Farm, Norton, Glos GL2 9LU

T F Rymer & Son

Elmcombe Farm, Uley, Dursley, Glos GL11 5BP

C W Dover & Son

Greenway Farm, Sandhurst Lane, Glos GL2 9PB

R & G Littleton

Bridgemacote Farm, Wicks Green, Longney, Glos GL2 6SP

F K Robinson

Home Farm, Forhampton, Glos GL19 4RB

W O Slatter

Middle End, Eastington, Northleach, Cheltenham, Glos

G J Webb

Upper Ley Farm, Westbury-on-Severn, Glos GL14 1PR

W S Stanley

Home Farm, Ebrington, Chipping Campden, Glos GL55 6NL

J C Herdman

Scrubditch Farm, North Cerney, Cirencester, Glos GL7 7DZ

T H Chamberlayne & Son

Hill Farm, Longney, Glos GL2 6SW

J T Lander

Home Farm, Quenington, Cirencester, Glos

R A Chapman

Manor Farm, Longney, Glos GL2 6SL

M J Pearce

T/A M J & R V Pearce, Cowleaze Farm, Chelworth, Cricklade Swindon SN6 6HD

R D Gott

Nashend Farm, Eldersfield, Gloucester GL19 4PG

J A & R Shield

Rectory Farm, Arlingham, Arlingham, Gloucester GL2 7JL

G A S Timbrell

Glebe Farm, Poole Keynes, Cirencester, Glos GL7 6EF

G H Wellon & Sons

44 Bishops Walk, Forthampton, Glos Re: Vine Farm

R N Cullimore

Ferris Court Farm, London Road, Stroud, Glos

T Wyatt

Eastington Park Farm, Eastington, Stonehouse, Glos GL10 3AT

J M Stallard Dairy Account

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