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Restaurant owner fined more than £10,000 after trying to claim mouldy chicken was crab meat

07 January 2022 by

A restaurant owner who “blatantly disregarded” a court closure order just days after being shut down over the “appalling” state of his kitchens has been fined more than £10,000.

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Restaurant owners fined almost £7,000 after opening day inspection found 'very poor' cleanliness

19 November 2021 by

The owners of an Italian restaurant who failed to clean their premises before reopening after the Covid-19 lockdown have been ordered to pay almost £7,000 in court.

Distancing and hygiene measures will be key for frequent pub and restaurant diners News

Distancing and hygiene measures will be key for frequent pub and restaurant diners

02 June 2020 by

The majority of frequent pub and restaurant goers want to see all social distancing and sanitisation[...]

Operators must prioritise hygiene to build 'high level of trust' News

Operators must prioritise hygiene to build 'high level of trust'

28 May 2020 by

Almost two-thirds (63%) of British consumers say they will return to restaurants, bars or cafes in[...]

Amsterdam restaurant trials innovative 'safe and intimate' dining concept News

Amsterdam restaurant trials innovative 'safe and intimate' dining concept

15 May 2020 by

Mediamatic Eten, a vegan restaurant and bar on Amsterdam’s Oosterdok waterfront, has tested “intimate dining” spaces[...]

New guidelines for restaurants include rules on social distancing, signage and hygiene News

New guidelines for restaurants include rules on social distancing, signage and hygiene

12 May 2020 by

A set of guidelines for eight industries, including “restaurants offering takeaway and delivery” have been released[...]

Allergens Summit: Expert advice to keep customers safe Business

Allergens Summit: Expert advice to keep customers safe

13 March 2020

The first Allergens Summit gathered advice from all over the industry, from restaurateurs to medical professionals, to discover how businesses can tackle the dangers of allergens, through writing menus and training staff. Janie Stamford reports

Takeaway owner banned from running food businesses after 'five years of breaching food safety regulations' News

Takeaway owner banned from running food businesses after 'five years of breaching food safety regulations'

14 February 2020

A takeaway owner has been banned from running a food business and ordered to pay more than £4,000 after failing to comply with safety regulations for five years.

Pret A Manger denies food safety offence after student suffers allergic reaction News

Pret A Manger denies food safety offence after student suffers allergic reaction

07 January 2020 by

Pret A Manger has appeared in court after a student allegedly suffered a severe allergic reaction[...]

A third of employers only relatively confident in allergen procedures News

A third of employers only relatively confident in allergen procedures

04 December 2019 by

A third of employers are only relatively confident in their allergen procedures, while 68% of employees[...]

Curry house owners with 'total disregard to food safety' handed suspended prison sentences News

Curry house owners with 'total disregard to food safety' handed suspended prison sentences

26 September 2019 by

The owners of a Northwich curry house have been handed a suspended prison sentence and banned[...]

Meat cutting plant ordered to pay £18,000 over hygiene breaches Archive

Meat cutting plant ordered to pay £18,000 over hygiene breaches

08 July 2019 by

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

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