Mr Patsy McGlone (Mid Ulster): To ask the Minister for the Economy how many site inspections of food processing plants have been carried out by the Health and Safety Executive, each week since 14 May 2020.
Minister for the Economy: There have been 21 inspections of food processing plants carried out by the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland since Thursday 14th May 2020.
The breakdown of inspections per week is as follows:
Week 1 (14th and 15th May 2020) – 4 inspections in meat/pork processing plants
Week 2 (18th-22nd May 2020) – 4 inspections in meat processing plants
Week 3 (25th – 29th May 2020) – 2 inspections in meat/pork processing plants
Week 4 (1st – 5th June 2020) – 2 inspections in dairy processing plants
Week 5 (8th – 12th June 2020) – 5 inspections in meat processors, bakeries and general food processing plants
Week 6 (15th – 19th June 2020) – 4 inspections in bakery and drinks producers