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Clean air plans ‘inadequate’

Environmental Protection

Clean air plans ‘inadequate’

William Hatchett21/06/2018 - 13:32

CIEH has joined civic leaders representing the largest conurbations in England and Wales in seeking clarity from environment secretary, Michael Gove, on how the government intends to improve air quality.

Bouncy castle couple jailed following child's death

Health and Safety

Bouncy castle couple jailed following child's death

Katie Coyne21/06/2018 - 13:25

Two fairground workers found to be responsible for the death of a seven-year-old girl blown away on a bouncy castle after it was not properly tethered have been jailed for three years.

FSA rules out hard Irish border post Brexit

Food Safety

FSA rules out hard Irish border post Brexit

Katie Coyne21/06/2018 - 13:07

Border controls between the Republic and Northern Ireland post Brexit have been ruled out by the Food Standards Agency but the FSA has provided no detail as to how the government will ensure food safety.

We could end homelessness within a decade

Housing

We could end homelessness within a decade

Katie Coyne21/06/2018 - 12:54

Homelessness could be ended within 10 years at a cost of £9.9bn but delivering £26.4bn worth of benefits according to a report from the charity Crisis and accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Green watchdog ‘unfinished business’

Environmental Protection

Green watchdog ‘unfinished business’

Katie Coyne21/06/2018 - 12:38

A chance to strengthen the ‘green watchdog’ ­ – an agency to oversee environmental protections in the UK post-Brexit – was lost over fears its timing would be used to scupper the ‘meaningful vote’ amendment in the Withdrawal Bill.

Victory against malaria

Public Health

Victory against malaria

Katie Coyne21/06/2018 - 13:17

Paraguay is malaria free – the first country in the Americas to be granted this status by the World Health Organisation since Cuba in 1973.

Hunt for meat contamination source

Food Safety

Hunt for meat contamination source

Katie Coyne21/06/2018 - 12:17

Meat traces found in vegan and vegetarian food as part of a Daily Telegraph investigation has sparked a Food Standards Agency inquiry.

CIEH recruiting for expert community

Content Classification

CIEH recruiting for expert community

William Hatchett21/06/2018 - 11:48

CIEH is recruiting a community of experts to assist with the growth and development of the environmental health’s professional body.

Secret plan to ‘suspend’ food safety regs post-Brexit

Food Safety

Secret plan to ‘suspend’ food safety regs post-Brexit

Katie Coyne07/06/2018 - 12:46

Food chaos is expected post-Brexit particularly around the Irish border unless the government takes action now.

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