Tag: food

What is Natasha’s Law and how does it apply to you?

Natasha’s Law will come into force on 1st October of 2021 and will mean that all food businesses in England (equivalent regulations will apply in the devolved nations) will be required to label food prepared on the premises in which it is sold with a full list of ingredients and allergens. Currently if the food… Read more »

Is a low food hygiene rating losing you business?

food hygiene rating

Nearly everyone can recognise the food hygiene ratings that are normally displayed by restaurants, takeaways, cafés, pubs, hotels, supermarkets and other retailers, but does everyone know what they actually mean? Recent statistics by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) show that 63% of the public in England and 78% in Wales say they are aware of… Read more »

Huge £7.56 million fine for Tesco

Tesco

On Monday 19th of April 2021, Tesco was fined a total of £7.56 million and ordered to pay £95,500 in prosecution costs and a £170 victim charge, at Birmingham Magistrates Court, for selling out of date food at three of its’ Birmingham stores.  The offences date back to 17th June 2015, when an Environmental Health… Read more »