ASHINGTON PIGGERIES LTD. AND FUR FARM SUPPLIES LTD. v. CHRISTOPHER HILL LTD. CHRISTOPHER HILL LTD. v. NORSILDMEL
 1 Lloyd's Rep. 245
HOUSE OF LORDS
Before Lord Hodson, Lord Guest, Viscount Dilhorne, Lord Wilberforce and Lord Diplock
Sale of goods - Description - Fitness for purpose - Merchantable quality - Mink food mixed by compounders for customers to agreed formula - Food toxic to mink due to inclusion of Norwegian herring meal - Liability of compounders to customers - Whether goods corresponded with contract description - Whether customer relied on skill or judgment of compounders - Liability of Norwegian sellers of meal to compounders - Applicability of defects clause - Whether "quality" in description clause excluded an ingredient which could not be detected at time of delivery - Remoteness of damage - Meaning of "Guaranteed for consumption in U.K." - Sale of Goods Act, 1893, sects. 13, 14 (1) and (2)1 - Meaning of "description", "particular purpose".