food safety


Food safety news round-up: KFC fined for breach of COVID-19 regulations

Fines have been handed out to two takeaways in Oxford and one in Rugby, for failing to adhere to the 10pm coronavirus restrictions Read More

Better protection of workers against cancer-causing chemicals

To improve workers' protection against cancer, the European Commission has proposed to further limit their exposure to cancer-causing chemicals. Read More

Food safety round-up: ‘Face mask’ found inside McDonald’s chicken nugget and hospitality coronavirus breaches

The latest food safety news and prosecutions include an Indian restaurant fined £17k after a rat infestation and a pub landlord admits to being ‘complacent’ in enforcing COVID-19 regulations. Read More

Firm fined £310,000 after workers’ fingers amputated

A meat processing firm has been fined after two workers had their fingers amputated by machines. Read More

‘As long as we’re sensible the crisis could pay great dividends for us as a profession,’ SHP meets Neil Lennox, Head of Group Safety & Insurance at Sainsbury’s

Anyone who is a registered customer of Sainsbury’s, or any major supermarket chain for that matter, will have no doubt been kept regularly updated by email about the ongoing work to tackle coronavirus in branches up and down the country. But what about the workers behind the scenes, in the warehouse and logistics arm of food retail? Read More

Food safety round-up: Pub owner in court after inspectors find unsafe food at premises and coronavirus closures

Pub owner in court after inspectors find unsafe food at premises and Greggs becomes the latest food outlet to close all stores to prevent spread. Read More

Food safety round-up: Hemel food business fined over poor hygiene and Stoke Rochford Hall fined after health and safety breaches

A Hemel food business has been fined over £14k for poor hygiene and unnecessary suffering of invading mice and the Owners of Stoke Rochford Hall near Grantham have been fined after health and safety breaches. Read More

Pret A Manger spends £20m on food safety overhaul following teen’s death

Pret a Manger says it has spent £20million on a food safety overhaul following the death of a teenager who ate one of its baguettes. Read More

Food safety round-up: Trade butcher has been fined, Takeaway hit with £16k fine, Takeaway fails hygiene inspection and no evidence that food is a coronavirus source of or transmission route

Coronavirus: no evidence that food is a source or transmission route Read More

Food safety news round-up: Cigarette filter tip wrapper in naan bread, Mice droppings found at two shops, Case closed against Michelin-starred restaurant

A court has heard how a customer found a cigarette filter tip wrapper in a naan. The firm which runs the restaurant, admitted six food hygiene offences and was fined £4,000. Read More



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