Food & drink
Whisky investment ads misled
People are being urged to avoid being misled by 'whisky investment' schemes
FSA raises workforce capacity concerns
A new report highlights challenges in TS workforce recruitment and retention
Shopkeeper fined for knock-off chocs
A sweet shop owner has been fined for selling chocolate bars with fake brand labels
TS supports Allergy Awareness Week
Staffordshire Trading Standards is providing businesses with allergy awareness advice
FSA launches meat fraud inquiry
The Food Standards Agency has launched an investigation after reports of a mass food fraud
Illegal vodka distillery discovered
HMRC officers have dismantled a factory manufacturing counterfeit vodka
Allergens: a matter of life and death
In the wake of several tragic deaths, have food businesses got the message on allergens?
Support for ‘robust’ allergen rules
CTSI has lent its support to calls for an improved anaphylaxis reporting system
Family recognised for allergen work
The family of Megan Lee, who died after an allergic reaction, have received an award
Natasha’s Law comes into force
New rules on food allergen labelling in the UK come into effect today
Campaign highlights allergen law
CTSI and TS Wales are supporting a campaign to reduce deaths from allergens
No short measures on alcohol sales
A prosecution for watering down spirits shows the value of traditional investigations
Doing without… food labelling
A new law highlights the importance of knowing what goes into the food we eat
Restaurant fined over allergens
A restaurant sold a dish containing peanuts despite being notified of an allergy
CTSI raises concerns over Australia deal
A mooted trade deal with Australia could mean hormone-injected meat entering the UK
Pub fined for diluting drinks
A Cheshire pub and its manager have been fined for watering down alcoholic drinks