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Poultry processor fined for hygiene offences

Birmingham-based poultry processor Adam Halal Foods Ltd has been ordered to pay more than £68,000 after being convicted of five charges relating to failures of hygiene controls at its premises. 

Keeping it clean

Putting the right hygiene and cleaning systems in place may prove pricey, but can safeguard meat processors from greater financial and reputational costs in the event of a recall or prosecution 

Coalville butcher closed following hygiene violations

A butcher’s shop in Coalville, north-west Leicestershire, has been ordered to close after Environmental Health Officers found “unacceptable hygiene practices”. 

FSA hits back at meat inspection report

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has responded to a report into hygiene levels at UK slaughterhouses published by The Observer and the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. 

Processing hygiene report slammed by meat industry

A report into UK slaughterhouses by The Observer and the Bureau of Investigative Journalism has been debunked by industry experts. 

Bushnell claims pictorial training is quicker and more efficient than text-based methods
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Meat industry zeros in on visual learning

A pictorial-based training company has proved a hit with meat products firm TMI Foods and aims to win others in the meat processing sector over to its methods.

Campden BRI tackles contamination in the food industry

A new service has been designed with the purpose of evaluating the effectiveness of surface decontamination within the food sector. 

The SALSA scheme helps boost SMEs recognition for good hygiene standards
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Small food enterprises to benefit from hygiene certification

A leading hygiene technology solutions company in the UK, Holchem, has launched a new help-service assisting SMEs [small and medium-sized enterprises] to gain important hygiene ratings with SALSA [safe and local supplier approval] certification.  

Pictorial system used in hygiene training

A training supplier has spearheaded a new way of helping to educate people who speak different languages.

British barbecue hygiene at a dangerous level

The British barbecue season may be a time to relax, but research has shown that hygiene levels could be a cause for concern.

A shot in the foot?

norman bagleyWell, well, how to misjudge the public mood! Unison, having spent weeks scaremongering the public about threats to public health by those awful abattoirs who would knowingly ignore oceans of contamination on carcases now look as if they have shot themselves and their members slap bang in the foot.

FSA brings barbecue hygiene into focus

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published a statement urging consumers to “uphold hygiene standards” when barbecuing during the remaining days of summer.

CHICKEN SCANDAL UPDATE: FSA changes stance on hygiene at 2 Sisters poultry plant

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has admitted that 2 Sisters Food Group did breach hygiene regulations at its Scunthorpe facility.

2 Sisters reports positive outcome on hygiene audits

2 Sisters has reported that, in the wake of the recent scandal, Food Standards Agency (FSA) audits of two of its factories have returned positive results.

Chicken scandal update: Health secretary orders factory probe

The secretary for health Jeremy Hunt has stepped into the chicken factory food safety scandal and ordered an immediate investigation at two 2 Sisters Food Group plants at Llangefni and Scunthorpe.

FSA backs down from campylobacter name and shame

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has done a U-turn over naming and shaming retailers and processors using results from a major campylobacter survey.

Scots to welcome new food standards body

The Scottish Meat industry has welcomed news that a new food standards body for Scotland will be in full operation by April 2015.

Places at Eblex Processor Conference going fast

Around 30 delegates have already confirmed attendance at the Eblex Processor Conference in March.

Eblex conference to look at meat quality and hygiene

Eblex is hosting a processor conference on 6 March, at which meat quality and hygiene regulations will be discussed.

Rooker to step down as FSA chair

Jeff Rooker has confirmed that he will step down as chair of the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in July 2013.

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