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Useful contacts

DEFRA

By Post:
Defra,
Customer Contact Unit,
Eastbury House,
30 - 34 Albert Embankment,
London,
SE1 7TL
Tel: 08459 33 55 77
Email: helpline@defra.gsi.gov.uk
Website: www.defra.gov.uk

EGG MARKETING INSPECTORATE
Please forward any application(s) or paperwork to the appropriate Egg Marketing Inspectorate Administrative Centre shown below.  If  you have any queries, please address these to the relevant Administrative Centre.
 

Scottish Government Contact details:
Senior Agricultural Officer (Poultry)  General Enquiries  0131 244 6271 
Higher Marketing Officer (Poultry) General Enquiries  0131 244 6287 
Marketing Officer (Poultry) Central & South East 07733 001260
Marketing Officer (Poultry) Fife, Perth & Northern  07879 608542 
Marketing Officer (Poultry)  West & South West (Part-time)  07733 001262 
Marketing Officer (Poultry)  North East  07733 001259 


Food Standards Agency - Scotland Contact details:

Food labelling and standards.
christine.green@foodstandards.gsi.gov.uk
Tel: 01224 285165

Meat Hygiene Regulations including licensing of slaughterhouses and cutting plants:
stephen.hendry@foodstandards.gsi.gov.uk
Tel: 01224 285191

Egg Hygiene:
stewart.herd@foodstandards.gsi.gov.uk
Tel: 01224 285154

Address:
Food Standards Agency Scotland
6th Floor
St Magnus House
25 Guild Street
Aberdeen
AB11 6NJ

Applicants in WALES should contact the Food Policy and Strategy Unit:

FFMDD 
Welsh Assembly Government 
Y Lanfa 
Trefechan 
Aberystwyth 
Ceredigion 
SY23 1AS 
Tel: 01970 613 222

If your premise is in the Counties listed below, your Administrative Centre is:

Egg Marketing Inspectorate
Animal Health
4th Floor
Quantock House
Paul Street
Taunton
Somerset
TA1 3NX
Tel: 01823 337922

Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, East & West Sussex, Essex, Greater London, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Isles of Scilly, Isle of Wight, Middlesex, Norfolk, Oxfordshire, Somerset, Suffolk, Surrey, Wiltshire

BATTERY HEN WELFARE TRUST
By Post:       North Parks, Chulmleigh, Devon, EX18 7EJ
By Phone:    01769 580310
By Email:     info@bhwt.org.uk
Website:      www.bhwt.org.uk

THE POULTRY CLUB OF GREAT BRITAIN
Secretary:    Mrs Kate Dickinson
By Email:      info@poultryclub.org
Website:       www.poultryclub.org
By Phone:    Our Secretary can be contacted on 01830 520856 (Mon - Sat, 9am - 2pm)

By Post:
The Poultry Club,
Chattlehope House,
Catcleugh,
Newcastle upon Tyne  
NE19 1TY

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