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Celebrity chef ‘undermining’ food safety

Food Safety

Celebrity chef ‘undermining’ food safety

Katie Coyne19/07/2018 - 13:49

Food safety concerns have been raised over the use of low cooking temperatures for meat being endorsed by celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal.

HSE fatality figures ‘misleading’

Health and Safety

HSE fatality figures ‘misleading’

Katie Coyne19/07/2018 - 13:31

Health and Safety Executive’s latest figures reveal that the number of deaths reported to under RIDDOR regulations to March 2018 have increased from 135 to 144.

Rogue landlord told pay £30k or go to jail

Housing

Rogue landlord told pay £30k or go to jail

William Hatchett19/07/2018 - 12:59

In a ground-breaking case combining consumer protection and housing law, a Nottingham landlord who threatened and intimidated his student tenants has three months to pay fines and cost of £30,000 or face a four-month prison term.

Calls for views on Food Law Code of Practice

Food Safety

Calls for views on Food Law Code of Practice

William Hatchett19/07/2018 - 13:12

The Food Standards Agency is seeking EHPs’ views on their proposals for changes to the Food Law Code of Practice due to come into effect in April 2019.

Frozen veg listeria recall ongoing

Food Safety

Frozen veg listeria recall ongoing

Katie Coyne19/07/2018 - 12:45

A frozen veg product recall is ongoing following 47 cases of listeriosis and nine deaths since 2015.

Housing minister ‘merry go round’

Housing

Housing minister ‘merry go round’

Katie Coyne19/07/2018 - 13:43

The government’s commitment to solving the housing crisis has been called into question by housing leaders following the appointment of the third housing minister in seven months.

Councils need to record noise

Environmental Protection

Councils need to record noise

Katie Coyne19/07/2018 - 13:38

A resident has appealed against a noise abatement notice issued by Westminster Council and won in a case estimated to have cost the council £20,000.

Calls for better European egg standards

Food Safety

Calls for better European egg standards

Katie Coyne19/07/2018 - 12:40

Higher safety and hygiene standards for egg production across Europe are being called for by the egg industry quality scheme, British Lion.

£500k to redistribute surplus food

Food Safety

£500k to redistribute surplus food

Katie Coyne19/07/2018 - 12:34

Half a million pounds is being shared between eight charities to redistribute leftover food to tackle food waste and help those in need.

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