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walesonline
Half of Cardiff food places received written warning in the last yearNew figures released by the Food Standards Agency have revealed that out of the
walesonline / Posted yesterday
New figures released by the Food Standards Agency have revealed that out of the 3,325 establishments in the area, 1,712 received at least one written warning for potentially breaching food standards in 2016/17. As well as restaurants and caterers,... Read more
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birminghammail
Re-filling your water bottle and other shortcuts that make you illdaily shortcuts you are doing which are putting you at risk. Don't believe us?
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
daily shortcuts you are doing which are putting you at risk. Don't believe us? Read below to discover just six of them. Food Standards Agency ratings explained How many times have you dropped food on the floor and - quoting the five second rule... Read more
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Daily Mail
Study finds toxic levels of mercury in women of childbearing agewomen who are pregnant or trying to conceive limit themselves to two portions o
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
women who are pregnant or trying to conceive limit themselves to two portions of oily fish a week. Furthermore, the UK’s Food Standards Agency recommends these women, and children, not to eat any shark, swordfish or marlin, as these top predators... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
REVEALED: 41 takeaways in East Lancashire with zero and one food hygiene ratingsfood premises to display their ratings will improve both food hygiene and the s
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
food premises to display their ratings will improve both food hygiene and the standard of food that people eat.” The Food Standards Agency (FSA), which publishes all hygiene ratings online, has also called for mandatory display of 'scores on... Read more
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walesonline
School kitchen is given a food hygiene rating of just onenecessary” - just one up from the worst grade of zero. The latest inspection r
walesonline / Posted 6 days ago
necessary” - just one up from the worst grade of zero. The latest inspection report posted in February 2016 on the Food Standards Agency (FSA) website lists the kitchen as four but head teacher Huw Jones-Williams wrote to parents on Friday... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
These are the 23 restaurants and takeaways in South Norwood with food hygiene ratings of one out of fivelowest rated restaurants and other shops selling food in South Norwood. The Fo
Croydon Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
lowest rated restaurants and other shops selling food in South Norwood. The Food Hygiene Rating Scheme (FHRS), run by the Food Standards Agency in partnership with local authorities, aims to help people make informed decisions about where to eat... Read more
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PRWeek UK
Scottish Government appoints new comms chief for joined-up public sector communications across Scotlandthe ranks, including stints in internal comms and marketing. Booth also spent
PRWeek UK / Posted 10 days ago
the ranks, including stints in internal comms and marketing. Booth also spent time setting up the comms team for the new Food Standards Agency Scotland in the early noughties. He became head of marketing and corporate comms at the Scottish... Read more
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chroniclelive
Food Standards Agency has had to remind people not to eat raw chickenThe first rule of eating chicken is to make sure it’s cooked. But Britain’s Fo
chroniclelive / Posted 11 days ago
The first rule of eating chicken is to make sure it’s cooked. But Britain’s Food Standards Agency has felt the need to remind people not to dine on raw chicken, following an article in the Mirror which features an American chef boasting about the... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
What to do if you have food poisoning - and how to avoid itworry about where you're eating out, experts recommend always checking the rest
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 11 days ago
worry about where you're eating out, experts recommend always checking the restaurant's food hygiene rating first on the Food Standards Agency (FSA) website. In most cases food poisoning is caused by bacteria like Salmonella and E. Coli or... Read more
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express
Supplement warning: Man suffered cyanide poisoning from potentially deadly apricot kernels25 times above the acceptable levels, the authors of the study published in the
express / Posted 12 days ago
25 times above the acceptable levels, the authors of the study published in the journal BMJ Case Reports have claimed. The Food Standards Agency attempted to deter people from buying packets of ground apricot stones which claim they could help to... Read more
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Daily Star
‘Rat-infested’ Chinese takeaway forced to close after ‘ants found in sweet and sour sauce’being added to dishes that claimed to be gluten free. Ant killing products wer
Daily Star / Posted 12 days ago
being added to dishes that claimed to be gluten free. Ant killing products were also found in food storage areas. An Food Standards Agency (FSA) inspector said: “You are not taking enough steps to prevent the access of insect pests into your... Read more
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International Business Times
Man survives despite taking 4g of cyanide in herbal remedy for 5 years cyanide poisoning. Recently a man suffered acute cyanide poisoning from eating
International Business Times / Posted 15 days ago
cyanide poisoning. Recently a man suffered acute cyanide poisoning from eating three cracked cherry pips. At the time, a Food Standards Agency spokesperson said: "Some non-edible parts of fruits, such as cherry seeds, contain cyanide and are not... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
These are the 19 restaurants and takeaways in Purley, South Croydon and Coulsdon with food hygiene ratings of zero and one out of fivethe lowest rated restaurants and other shops selling food in Croydon The Food
Croydon Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
the lowest rated restaurants and other shops selling food in Croydon The Food Hygiene Rating Scheme (FHRS), run by the Food Standards Agency in partnership with local authorities, aims to help people make informed decisions about where to eat... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Illegal weight-loss substance seized in Cumbrian raidknown as DNP. The searches were co-ordinated by and acted on intelligence from
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 17 days ago
known as DNP. The searches were co-ordinated by and acted on intelligence from the National Food Crime Unit of the Food Standards Agency and also involved the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority (MHRA). The FSA said that... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Illegal weight-loss substance seized in Cumbrian raidknown as DNP. The searches were co-ordinated by and acted on intelligence from
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 17 days ago
known as DNP. The searches were co-ordinated by and acted on intelligence from the National Food Crime Unit of the Food Standards Agency and also involved the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority (MHRA). The FSA said that... Read more
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The News and Star
Illegal weight-loss substance seized in Cumbrian raidknown as DNP. The searches were co-ordinated by and acted on intelligence from
The News and Star / Posted 17 days ago
known as DNP. The searches were co-ordinated by and acted on intelligence from the National Food Crime Unit of the Food Standards Agency and also involved the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority (MHRA). The FSA said that... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Illegal weight-loss substance seized in Cumbrian raidknown as DNP. The searches were co-ordinated by and acted on intelligence from
Whitehaven News / Posted 17 days ago
known as DNP. The searches were co-ordinated by and acted on intelligence from the National Food Crime Unit of the Food Standards Agency and also involved the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority (MHRA). The FSA said that... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
ADHD diagnosis being missed in girls, claim expertsbehaviour. Some parents restrict diets for their ADHD children - known as "few
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 17 days ago
behaviour. Some parents restrict diets for their ADHD children - known as "few food" diets. Research funded by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in 2002 also found that consuming some artificial food colourings and the preservative sodium... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Mum claims pub refused to serve dessert to son with nut allergymore effectively and are in any event likely to quickly find themselves short o
Manchester Evening News / Posted 18 days ago
more effectively and are in any event likely to quickly find themselves short of customers." A spokesperson for the Food Standards Agency added: " The Food Information Regulation 2014 (FIR) requires all food businesses to provide... Read more
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Gulf News
‘Zero-waste’ stores put consumers on frontline in fight against packagingand drink are thrown from homes each year, costing an average household about 4
Gulf News / Posted 18 days ago
and drink are thrown from homes each year, costing an average household about 470 pounds (Dh2,232) a year, according to the Food Standards Agency, a government body.Some EU countries, including France and Italy, have already adopted national... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Rat poo and cockroaches found at filthy restaurant and shopas did Mr Gurung of Buddha Convenience Store. Hygiene ratings for all business
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 19 days ago
as did Mr Gurung of Buddha Convenience Store. Hygiene ratings for all businesses selling food can be viewed on the Food Standards Agency website at ratings.food.gov.uk. Keep up to date with the latest news from around the county via the... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
Horton Treatment Centre restaurant celebrates five star ratingBanbury’s Horton Treatment Centre restaurant has kept its five star rating from
Banbury Guardian / Posted 19 days ago
Banbury’s Horton Treatment Centre restaurant has kept its five star rating from the Food Standards Agency for the fifth year in a row. The catering department received an unannounced visit from the agency on August 14. The department aims to make... Read more
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The Register
Snoops 'n' snitches auditor IPCO gets up and runninglist of the types of public sector bodies audited by IPCO can be found here. In
The Register / Posted 22 days ago
list of the types of public sector bodies audited by IPCO can be found here. In addition to the obvious ones, it includes fire and ambulance services, the Gambling Commission, Ofcom, the NHS Business Services Authority and the Food Standards Agenc... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Food Standards Agency withdraws another eight products amid Fipronil fears in eggsThe Food Standards Agency (FSA) has withdrawn another eight additional products
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 22 days ago
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has withdrawn another eight additional products as it continues to trace the distribution of eggs from farms in the Netherlands affected by Fipronil. These are said to be all cake mixes that are used in the catering... Read more
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express
High blood pressure diet: Five surprising foods PACKED with saltrecommended salt intake. In 2010 CASH revealed that 25 per cent of the 575 typ
express / Posted 23 days ago
recommended salt intake. In 2010 CASH revealed that 25 per cent of the 575 types of soup it analysed failed to meet Food Standards Agency targets on salt. They recommended that a 100g portion of soup should contain no more than 0.6g of... Read more
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Daily Star
Asda issues URGENT recall on chilli con carne with customers urged not to eat it1.04% milk protein, which is not declared on the label. The Walmart-owned supe
Daily Star / Posted 23 days ago
1.04% milk protein, which is not declared on the label. The Walmart-owned supermarket has 525 stores across the UK. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has warned people not to eat the products and to return them. Next time you go to your favourite... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Here are the 39 restaurants and takeaways in Thornton Heath with food hygiene ratings of one out of fivelowest rated restaurants and other shops selling food in Thornton Heath. The F
Croydon Guardian / Posted 24 days ago
lowest rated restaurants and other shops selling food in Thornton Heath. The Food Hygiene Rating Scheme (FHRS), run by the Food Standards Agency in partnership with local authorities, aims to help people make informed decisions about where to eat... Read more
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metro
Is bacon safe to eat? Which food should you be scared of this week?week’s silent killer. 18 reasons every man wants to be the barbecue king So wh
metro / Posted 25 days ago
week’s silent killer. 18 reasons every man wants to be the barbecue king So what’s safe – and what isn’t? We asked the Food Standards Agency to help us sort food fact from fiction.1. Ham and sausages(Picture: Getty) The FSA is working with... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Here's why this Croydon fish and chips shop received a 0 in its latest food hygiene inspectionrating when it was last inspected in March. Inspectors from Croydon Council, w
Croydon Guardian / Posted 25 days ago
rating when it was last inspected in March. Inspectors from Croydon Council, who carry out the checks on behalf of the Food Standards Agency (FSA) look at how hygienically food is handled, the condition and cleanliness of the building and how... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Here's why this Croydon fish and chips shop received a 0 in its latest food hygiene inspectionrating when it was last inspected in March. Inspectors from Croydon Council, w
Croydon Guardian / Posted 25 days ago
rating when it was last inspected in March. Inspectors from Croydon Council, who carry out the checks on behalf of the Food Standards Agency (FSA) look at how hygienically food is handled, the condition and cleanliness of the building and how... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
Going with pink this Bank Holiday weekend could leave you red-faced warn Cherwell District Councilto make sure all burgers, sausages and other meats are thoroughly cooked all th
Banbury Guardian / Posted 29 days ago
to make sure all burgers, sausages and other meats are thoroughly cooked all the way through. New research for the Food Standards Agency (FSA) shows that 29 per cent of people in the South East said they eat burgers that are pink or have... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Tesco named as supermarket that 'sold infected sausages and pork'stressed that the discovery of the hepatitis E virus strain "does not infer bla
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 30 days ago
stressed that the discovery of the hepatitis E virus strain "does not infer blame on the supermarket" and along with the Food Standards Agency (FSA) said they would not be naming the store. However the decision prompted fury among social media... Read more
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chroniclelive
BBQ this weekend? Follow these rules to avoid food poisoningHaving your friends and family around for a classic barbecue to round off the s
chroniclelive / Posted 30 days ago
Having your friends and family around for a classic barbecue to round off the summer? The Food Standards Agency (FSA) says a worrying amount of people fail to check if their meat is cooked before tucking in. Out of 2,000 adults surveyed, 61%... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Tesco is named as supermarket which sold imported pork sausages and ham which may cause hepatitiseating products made outside the UK. PHE stressed that this "does not infer bl
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 30 days ago
eating products made outside the UK. PHE stressed that this "does not infer blame on the supermarket" and along with the Food Standards Agency (FSA) said they will not be naming the store. However, PHE has now reportedly confirmed the... Read more
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