Environmental health news

Food left at room temperature instead of being chilled

Wedding caterers pay high price for poisoning guests

Published on 26 November 2014

A Greenford catering company that gave 93 wedding guests food poisoning in September last year was ordered to pay a £20,111.44 penalty by Ealing Magistrates Court on 25 November.

Rat faeces in Brothers Kebab

Two Ealing restaurants fail safety inspections

Published on 10 September 2014

A café where an assistant allegedly crushed a live cockroach on the counter in front of a horrified customer has been banned from serving food by Ealing Council until it cleans up its act.

mouse dropping on plate

Prison sentences for owners of ‘utterly unsafe’ restaurant

Published on 9 June 2014

Two operators of the Red Sea restaurant at The Green in Southall were this week slapped with suspended prison sentences for running the business in a manner described as ‘utterly unsafe’.

trs powdered milk

Food wholesaler slapped with £15,000 penalty

Published on 22 April 2014

A Southall food wholesaler which illegally repackaged and labelled milk powder has been hit with a penalty of more than £15,000 following an investigation by Ealing Council’s food safety team.

Bags of 'fake' Basmati rice

Food fraud exposed by Ealing Council

Published on 13 February 2014

An import company which allowed cheaper quality rice to be passed off as the more expensive Basmati variety was hit with a penalty of more than £11,000 at Ealing Magistrates Court.

Big fine for cockroach-infested takeaway

Published on 12 June 2013

A cockroach-infested Indian takeaway in South Ealing has been ordered to pay £5,322.17 for breaching hygiene regulations.

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