Selfridges’ raw milk dispenser ‘contravenes food hygiene regulations’ – The Guardian

Posted December 16th, 2011 in food hygiene, news by tracey

“A major London department store is giving consumers the chance to buy unpasteurised milk, despite the government food watchdog’s claim that the move is illegal on public health grounds.”

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The Guardian, 15th December 2011

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Takeaway manager jailed over Wrexham E.coli cases – BBC News

Posted February 11th, 2011 in environmental health, food hygiene, news, sentencing by sally

“A former Wrexham takeaway operator has been jailed for eight months and banned from running food businesses after admitting hygiene offences which led to an E. coli outbreak.”

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BBC News, 9th February 2011

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Boxing host loses claim over Fat Duck illness – The Independent

Posted September 15th, 2010 in compensation, food hygiene, news by sally

“Boxing TV host Jim Rosenthal lost a legal bout with chef Heston Blumenthal today as a judge ruled he should not be refunded for a £1,300 meal which left him ‘disastrously’ sick.”

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The Independent, 14th September 2010

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Food Standards Agency to be abolished by health secretary – The Guardian

Posted July 12th, 2010 in food, food hygiene, government departments, news, quangos, standards by sally

“The Food Standards Agency is to be abolished by Andrew Lansley, the health secretary, it emerged last night, after the watchdog fought a running battle with industry over the introduction of colour-coded ‘traffic light’ warnings for groceries, TV dinners and snacks.”

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The Guardian, 12th July 2010

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KFC fined after cockroach seen eating chip – The Guardian

Posted May 10th, 2010 in environmental health, food hygiene, news by sally

“Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) has been ordered to pay out almost £19,000 after a cockroach was found eating a chip in one of the busiest branches in Britain.”

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The Guardian, 10th May 2010

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Tesco fined over mice in aisles at Suffolk store – BBC News

Posted February 23rd, 2010 in fines, food hygiene, news by sally

“Tesco has been ordered to pay £74,000 in fines and costs after mice were seen between the aisles of a Suffolk store.”

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BBC News, 23rd February 2010

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Lettuce nose-stuffer avoids jail – BBC News

Posted March 12th, 2009 in food hygiene, news, public order, sentencing by sally

“A West Midlands sandwich bar worker who was prosecuted after footage of him stuffing lettuce up his nose appeared on YouTube has avoided a jail term.”

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BBC News, 11th March 2009

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Restaurants and supermarkets to display their hygiene ratings – The Guardian

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in food hygiene, local government, news by sally

“Restaurants, cafes, supermarkets and other food outlets will be graded on their hygiene inspection results and expected to display them on their doors or windows under a scheme to be launched next year.”

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The Guardian, 22nd May 2008

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