Hygiene, safety & cleaning

FSA accepts criticism over food hygiene variations

The FSA accepted criticism over wide discrepancies in food hygiene standards

Warnings about wide discrepancies in food hygiene standards, from the consumer pressure group Which?, have been accepted by the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

Hearing protection equipment should be tailored to individual requirements

Hearing loss protection advice launched

Cairns Oatcakes was ordered to close after an inspection found 'filthy' conditions (Picture courtesy of Stoke-on-Trent City Council)

‘Filthy’ bakery ordered shut found open a day later

IFST has elected David Gregory as its new president

IFST elects new president

A Gloucestershire butcher was told to pay £54,000 for food hygiene offences, and unauthorised sales

Maggoty meat butcher to pay £54,000

The fall in campylobacter infections was estimated to have saved the economy more than £13M

Campylobacter results welcomed by consumer group

This year's food safety conference will build on the success of last year's event staged in London

Food safety conference helps plan for change

A fatal grain silo accident has resulted in a £50k fine

Grain silo death results in £50k fine

Third-part hygiene audits could become key to future regulation

Permits to trade needed under new hygiene regime

Advances in food science are set to revolutionise the supply chain

Genetics and big data lead IFST spring conference

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