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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-05-08more like thismore than 2019-05-08
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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept id 13 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Environment, Food and Rural Affairs more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Food: Packaging remove filter
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, what steps his Department is taking to encourage major supermarket chains to stop using plastic packaging for fruit and vegetables. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Edinburgh South more like this
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Ian Murray more like this
star this property uin 251953 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-05-13more like thismore than 2019-05-13
star this property answer text <p>The Packaging (Essential Requirements) Regulations already require all retailers to ensure that all their packaging does not exceed what is needed to make sure the products are safe, hygienic and acceptable for both the packed product and for the consumer. As part of the Resources and Waste Strategy, we have committed to review the effectiveness of these regulations by the end of next year.</p><p> </p><p>We are also consulting on reforms to the way we manage packaging waste. We have set out in our consultation options for how we want to enhance the incentive for producers to make better packaging design choices.</p><p> </p><p>Plastic packaging for some fruit and vegetables can extend their shelf life, which can help to reduce food waste.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Suffolk Coastal more like this
star this property answering member printed Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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remove maximum value filtermore like thismore than 2019-05-13T16:48:39.687Z
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star this property label Biography information for Dr Thérèse Coffey more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Ian Murray remove filter