Food hygiene in Birmingham’s care sector

Chances are that you’ve suffered from a bout of food borne illness (food poisoning) in your time: unpleasant, uncomfortable, but probably mild; possibly resulting in absence from work/ school, possibly a trip to the Doctor or pharmacist? Occasionally though a serious...
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How hygienic are food businesses in Birmingham?

Birmingham’s Environmental Health Officers have a responsibility to inspect the hygiene standards of 7,500 food business across Birmingham. Leaving aside discussion about the scale of this task relative to the size of Birmingham’s Environmental Health team, what do the inspections tell...
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Food crime – why should doctors care?

Birmingham Food Council Directors Dr John Middleton and Professor Jim Parle have written an article on food crime from a doctors perspective; published by the British Medical Journal today.
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Discussion : Food Crime and Integrity

These are notes and quotes paraphrased from the round table discussion at the Food Crime and Integrity Event Wednesday 3rd December 2014. Comment: It’s really pleasing that the Elliott report was produced – and that the FSA are developing the food crime...
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