food safety


Food manufacturing company fined after worker injures finger in machinery

A food manufacturing company has been fined for safety breaches after a hygiene operative suffered a serious injury when his hand came into contact with a mixer. Read More

£130k fine for manufacturer after employee was crushed

A manufacturer has been fined after one of its employees sustained two broken ribs having been crushed within an industrial cooking machine whilst working to clear a blocked water inlet. Read More

Manufacturing firm fined after repeated failures to maintain machinery safeguards

A food manufacturing company has been sentenced after repeated failures to maintain safety devices on its food processing machinery. Read More

Worker suffered life changing injuries in forklift truck incident

Kepak Group Limited (formally 2 Sisters Red Meat Limited), has been fined after a worker was seriously injured following a workplace transport incident. Read More

£787,500 fine after worker suffers loss of thumb and fingers

Food manufacturer, Young’s Seafood Limited, has been fined after a worker was trapped by a mixing machine. Read More

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



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