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Morrisons fined £55k for selling mouldy pork pie

Morrisons has been fined £55,000 after it sold a mouldy pork pie from the deli counter at its Elvetham Heath store in Fleet, Hampshire.

Manchester bakery fined £14k for mouse droppings

Wong Wong Bakery Limited has been fined more than £14,000 after council health inspectors uncovered a host of food safety violations.

Bells of Lazonby ordered to pay £70k fine over injuries

Gluten-free bakery Bells of Lazonby has been ordered to pay more than £70k following two workers suffering hand injuries while operating machinery.

Sugar reduction targets: the industry reacts

Specific sugar reduction targets have been published by Public Health England today (30 March). But what does this mean for bakers?

Tesco to pay £129m fine for false accounting scandal

Tesco has agreed to pay a £129m fine for false accounting, rather than face prosecution.

Sayers plans to appeal £170k fine

Sayers the Bakers, which was fined £170,000 last week for 13 breaches of food safety laws at a shop and a café in Liverpool, has told British Baker it plans to appeal the level of the fine.

EFSA proposes simplified approach for bakeries on food safety

The European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) has proposed a simpler approach to food safety management in bakeries.

Sayers Infestation
Sayers hit with £170,000 fine over mouse and cockroach infestations

Sayers the Bakers has been fined £170,000 after admitting 13 breaches of food safety laws at a shop and a café in Liverpool.

Metal contamination fear sparks Lotus Bakeries Biscoff biscuit spread recall

Lotus Bakeries has recalled selected batches of its Biscoff Crunchy Biscuit Spreads as they may contain small pieces of metal.

CBA takes action in face of business rates furore

Trade body the Craft Bakers’ Association (CBA) has raised concerns about the impact of business rates hikes with Chancellor Philip Hammond.

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