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Survey of Vitamin A in liver - retail sampling - FS2810

Purchase of retail samples of liver from ox, calf, pig, lamb and chicken (both home produced and imported) which will be analysed for their vitamin A content (see project FS2811). This survey is in response to the Ministry's public commitment to such a survey following the CMO's earlier announcement in 1990 concerning intakes of vitamin A by women who are, or may become, pregnant.
To obtain a statistically valid sample of poultry, lamb, calf, ox and pig livers, both home produced and imported, on retail sale in the UK for analysis for vitamin A content. The results of analysis will allow an assessment of teh effects of statutory maximum levels of inclusion of vitamin A in animal feed agreed as a consequence of the CMO's statement and assist in determining whether further action is necessary.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1992

To: 1993

Cost: £16,293
Contractor / Funded Organisations
British Market Research Bureau Ltd