by theEHP | Jun 29, 2014 | Environmental Protection, Food Safety, General, Health & Safety, Housing, Public Health, Research, Store
This report details an analysis of Local Authority prosecutions identified or reported to theEHP for the calendar year 2013. The focus of this report is on the financial penalties awarded as a result of Local Authority prosecutions.
by theEHP | Jun 25, 2014 | Food Safety, Food Safety, Research, Store
Rainfall, the use of contaminated water for irrigation or for applying pesticides, and contaminated equipment are among the factors that cause contamination of berries with Salmonella and norovirus.
by theEHP | Jun 8, 2014 | Food Safety, Food Safety, Research, Store
Recent research by Encentre into the field of regulatory intelligence and data management has led to some interesting findings. Some of these findings included:
by theEHP | Jul 11, 2013 | Food Safety, Food Safety, Research, Store
The FSA has published the findings of its research into domestic kitchen practices. The findings of the study, called Kitchen Life, offers for the first time detailed insights into what people actually do and why in UK kitchens, and will help to develop our thinking about how to reduce the burden of foodborne disease.
by theEHP | Jun 26, 2013 | Food Safety, Food Safety, Research, Store
Health experts from Public Health England (PHE) and Newcastle City Council have concluded their investigation into the outbreak of illness associated with the Street Spice Festival, held in Newcastle between 28 February and 2 March 2013.
by theEHP | Mar 21, 2013 | Food Safety, Food Safety, Public Health, Research
The Health Protection Agency (HPA) can confirm that findings of an investigation into an outbreak of Cryptosporidium infection that affected around 300 people in England and Scotland in May 2012 showed strong evidence of an association with eating pre-cut bagged salad products which are likely to have been labelled as ‘ready-to-eat’.