MP’s have called for tougher enforcement action on food outlets in Lancashire to improve food hygiene standards, after Environmental Health research has revealed almost 120 outlets have been deemed in need of ‘Urgent’ or ‘Major’ hygiene improvement. The latest investigation reveals there’s a large variation in hygiene standards between local authorities. The worst figures come […]Read More >
Every member of the Shieldyourself team is an expert in what they do, from knowing regulations inside out to legal support to solving IT problems. Through our blog we will keep you updated with not only what’s going on within Shieldyourself, but also relevant news and topics in the hospitality industry.
A restaurant owner was fined £5,000 after rotten and mould covered food was found during an inspection. Food inspectors found mould growing in tubs of food, fruit so rotten it was barely recognisable and packets of cheese covered in fungus during a search of the restaurant in Wales. Fish and chicken months past their expiry […]Read More >
The Food Standards Authority (FSA) have told local authorities not to take formal action against food businesses who serve pink or undercooked burgers providing they print warnings on the menus and put appropriate measures in place to control risks of E.coli infections, including a validated Food Safety Management System. The FSA director of Policy, Steve Wearne, […]Read More >
David Lloyd Leisure Limited pleaded guilty to two offences under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 after a member was left blinded in one eye. The Injured Person was taking part in an outdoor climbing training session when his personal trainer asked him to pull on the resistance bands attached to a […]Read More >
It is official — the boom which made Ireland one of the richest countries in the world was bad for the health and safety of workers. However, the recession which followed was also bad for workers’ health – but significantly harder on women than men. A body of international research has investigated the link between […]Read More >