Factory worker who contaminated food destined for Nando’s jailed – BBC News

Posted October 4th, 2023 in contamination, food, imprisonment, news, sentencing by sally

‘A factory worker who put plastic bags, rubber gloves and ring pulls in food destined for Nando’s has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 3rd October 2023

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

United Utilities fined £300,000 after water contamination scandal – Daily Telegraph

Posted October 11th, 2017 in contamination, fines, news, water, water companies by tracey

‘A water company has been fined £300,000 after admitting polluting the drinking water of more than 700,000 people.’

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Daily Telegraph, 10th October 2017

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Contaminated blood scandal: Victims win right to seek damages after thousands infected in 1970s and 80s – The Independent

‘Victims of the contaminated blood scandal in the 1970s and 80s have won the right to launch a High Court action for damages.’

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The Independent, 26th September 2017

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Planning, Environment & Property Newsletter – 39 Essex Chambers

Posted March 15th, 2016 in contamination, energy, environmental protection, news, planning, pollution by sally

Planning, Environment & Property Newsletter (PDF)

39 Essex Chambers, February 2016+

Source: www.39essex.com

Unease over police trial of hi-tech DNA machines amid fears that civil liberties could be infringed – The Independent

Posted April 22nd, 2015 in contamination, detention, DNA, forensic science, news, police by sally

‘Police forces across the UK are trialling technology that allows officers to analyse DNA samples in custody suites, amid fears that civil liberties could be infringed and evidence compromised.’

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The Independent, 21st April 2015

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Nurofen Plus tampering: Christopher McGuire jailed – BBC News

Posted May 28th, 2012 in contamination, drug offences, mental health, news, sentencing by sally

“A man who contaminated painkillers with powerful anti-psychotic drugs has been jailed for 18 months.”

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BBC News, 28th May 2012

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Defra to issue new guidelines for building on polluted land – The Guardian

Posted February 7th, 2012 in contamination, environmental health, news, planning, pollution by sally

“Building on land contaminated by industrial pollution or even asbestos will be made easier after government regulations are published today, experts claim.”

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The Guardian, 7th February 2012

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Regina v Ideal Waste Paper Co Ltd and others – WLR Daily

Posted December 16th, 2011 in abuse of process, contamination, EC law, law reports, waste by tracey

Regina v Ideal Waste Paper Co Ltd and others: [2011] WLR (D)  370

“The absence of guidance relating to the permissible levels of contamination of waste which could legally be exported did not render criminal proceedings an abuse of process on grounds that the charges were so imprecise as to offend the requirements of the common law and of article 7 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms concerning accessibility and certainty of criminal offences.”

WLR Daily, 14th December 2011

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

Wallis v Bristol Water Plc – WLR Daily

Posted December 17th, 2009 in contamination, law reports, statutory interpretation, water by sally

Wallis v Bristol Water Plc [2009] WLR (D) 362

“For a water undertaker to prove that a water fitting had been connected by a person in such a manner that it was “likely to cause contamination” of water supplied by the water undertaker pursuant to reg 3(2) of the Water Supply (Water Fittings ) Regulations 1999 the water undertaker had to show that there was a real possibility that the manner of connection of the water fitting would cause contamination.”

WLR Daily, 14th December 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Urine spray man gets nine years – BBC News

Posted April 15th, 2009 in contamination, food, news, sentencing by sally

“A chemist who contaminated food and wine in Gloucestershire supermarkets with his own urine and faeces has been sent to prison for nine years.”

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BBC News, 14th April 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk