In this weeks newsletter you will find a webinar, the FSA’s Annual Science Report & prosecutions.
In this weeks newsletter you will find a webinar, Campylobacter survey report, prosecutions, RPT Decisions & much more.
A London-based landlord was fined £3,500 and ordered to pay costs of £3,807 after failing to comply with a Formal Improvement Notice served by St Helens Council.
A landlord convicted of a string of offences which put the tenants of his Chester bedsits at risk has been ordered to repay housing benefit totaling more than £5,000.
Cardiff City Council has prosecuted a further rogue landlord for offences relating to breaches of the regulations for houses in multiple occupation, at a court hearing at Cardiff Magistrates Court.
Two farming brothers from Gweek have been fined £6, 000 and ordered to pay costs of £7,000 for offences relating to TB fraud and breaching cattle identification regulations designed to prevent the spread of disease.
Asad Aria, owner of Simo’s Pizza, 67 Brignall Moor Cresent has been prosecuted for food hygiene offences based on conditions found during a programmed inspection on 3 February 2014.
A fast food operator who spent three years on the run has been tracked down and ordered to pay over £1500 after being found guilty of 27 food hygiene offences.
Following an investigation carried out by City of York Council, which was in response to an accident where an employee tripped over and broke their hip, and which found serious health and safety breaches, the York branch of Poundworld were successfully prosecuted today.
Denbighshire County Council has welcomed the sentencing in the case of a company and its director following the death of an employee.
In an attempt to provide better information about fatal workplace hazards, Eurostat and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics recently developed a study comparing fatal work injuries in the EU and the US.
Dumping tyres and old car parts has cost a local garage owner dearly this week after he was ordered to pay almost £7,000 following a prosecution by Croydon Council.
At Truro Magistrates’ Court Joseph Thompson of Block and Estate Management Ltd of Colchester, Essex pleaded guilty to offences under the Clean Air Act 1993 (Photos on Flickr).
A Caerphilly county borough resident has been taken to court and fined for allowing the illegal disposal of commercial waste in a public area.
Public Health England is continuing to work with government colleagues to ensure the UK remains alert to, and prepared for, the risk of Ebola. The overall risk of Ebola to the UK remains low.
A Llanelli man must pay more than £700 after being convicted of a dog fouling offence.
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The owner of the former Chinese Chef restaurant in Bridge Street, Neston, has pleaded guilty to 12 food safety and hygiene offences, and has been fined £600 and ordered to pay costs of £1,250.
Wolverhampton City Council has welcomed the suspended prison term given to a fast food restaurant owner who tampered with evidence and obstructed environmental health officers as they investigated a serious cockroach infestation at his premises (Video embedded).
This case relates to an Appeal against an Improvement Notice issued by Hyndburn Borough Council. The appeal concerned Category 2 Hazards of Domestic Hygiene, Pest & Refuse.
The tribunal quashed the Improvement Notice and requested that it be replaced with a new Hazard Awareness Notice.
This case relates to an Appeal against an Improvement Notice issued by Derby City Council. The appeal concerned a Category 2 Hazard for Fire Hazard.
The tribunal confirmed the notice.
This case relates to an Appeal against an Improvement Notice issued by London Borough of Crydon. The appeal concerned various Category 1 &2 Hazards.
The tribunal dismissed the appeal and varied the notice.
In a prosecution brought by Cambridge City Council, a Cambridge man has being ordered to pay a £1,000 fine for dumping household waste between 2013 and 2014.
A Beeston couple were fined £1,144.50 earlier this month after pleading guilty to flytipping offences at Nottingham Magistrates Court. They were also ordered to pay £325.00 of costs to clear the waste.
Luton Council successfully prosecuted the owners of Haji & Sons in Bury Park on 12 August at Luton Magistrates Court for food safety offences (Photos on Flickr).
Two landlords have been prosecuted and ordered to pay a total of £65,970 after renting out an unsafe House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) (Photos on Flickr).