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Acrylamide

New government legislation was recently announced stating that food business operators are required to put in place simple and practical steps to manage acrylamide within their food safety management systems. Read our blog for further details on the regulation, who it will affect and guidance on how to reduce acrylamide within the specified foods.

Listeriosis

The world’s largest ever Listeriosis outbreak has illustrated the importance for food producers, distributors and restaurateurs to maintain high food safety standards. Read our blog for tips on how to prevent the spread of this deadly disease.

GDPR

Latest research from the Federation of Small Businesses indicates that the small business community is still worryingly unprepared for GDPR. Read our blog for information on the new regulations and how they could affect your business. 

The third and final infographic from our Health and Safety Executive Vital Statistics series, which illustrates the impact on UK businesses from work related musculoskeletal disorders. Highlighting the importance of good Health and Safety procedures and training.

A restaurant, in South Oxfordshire, that ignored a Food Hygiene Emergency Prohibition Notice was recently fined £35,000 after staff continued to prepare food in prohibited rooms.

Workplace injury

Workplace Injuries Infographic

Workplace stress

Work related stress, depression or anxiety infographic

Hot Oil Article

It was recently reported that a well-known burger franchise in Ipswich had to pay nearly £40,000 after an employee was scalded with hot oil, even after receiving a thirty three percent discount for pleading guilty. 

Senior Consultant Image

Within this special feature, part of our ‘Spotlight’ series, we had a chat with one of Food Alert’s Senior Consultants, Mary Donovan, to gain an insight into her prominent and diverse role.

Workplace Safety

This year, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has identified the prevention of lung impairment and musculoskeletal injuries as major priorities.

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