Category Archives: Food safety

Local volunteers are invited to join Calderdale Council and a range of other organisations as they take to the streets of Todmorden in their latest clean up event from Friday 9 June to Tuesday 13 June. During the five days of action, the Council and partners including West Yorkshire Police, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue… read more … about Help make a difference in Todmorden>>

Calderdale food businesses who commit food hygiene offences now have the opportunity to attend hygiene awareness courses to help them to improve.  This innovative scheme allows offending businesses, who may formerly have faced prosecution, the alternative option of attending Calderdale Council’s Food Hygiene and Safety Awareness Course, to educate them in the importance of hygiene… read more … about New course of action for hygiene offenders>>

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On Friday 27 January at Bradford Magistrates Court, Mr Christopher Holroyd of Kershaw House public house and restaurant in Luddendenfoot was found guilty of 36 offences relating to poor hygiene, cleaning, pest control and traceability, as well as selling unfit food and being obstructive when officers were taking evidence. Mr Holroyd has been fined £14,129.11. On… read more … about Illegal meat costs business over £14,000>>

An army of staff from Calderdale Council and the emergency services are taking to the streets of Halifax on a mission to clean up the town centre and make it an even better place to be. In a week of targeted action from Sunday 23 to Saturday 29 October, the Council, West Yorkshire Police and… read more … about Keeping Calderdale safe, clean and green>>

The owner of an illegal food business, discovered by officers at Calderdale Council, was prosecuted at Bradford Crown Court yesterday (Tuesday 6 September).  On 29 June 2015 the Council received a complaint of foul smelling bins containing meat waste on Battinson Road in Halifax. Officers investigated and found four bins containing poultry waste infested with… read more … about Halifax business fined for hygiene offences>>

Young people in Calderdale will soon be learning more about healthier lifestyles, as the innovative Youth Health Champions programme is introduced to all Calderdale secondary schools from October.  The Youth Health Champions programme is accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) and encourages young people to promote healthier lifestyles and better food choices… read more … about Young people champion healthy living>>

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A Calderdale takeaway has been fined for having poor food hygiene and putting people’s health at risk. Calderdale Council Environmental Health officers visited the Seraj takeaway at Bull Close Lane, Halifax and identified a number of serious food hygiene offences. At Halifax Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 23 April, Mr Mohammed Nazir, the owner of the… read more … about Takeaway fined for hygiene offences>>

A Calderdale takeaway has been fined for having poor food hygiene and putting people’s health at risk. Calderdale Council Environmental Health officers visited Welcome Chinese Takeaway at 5 Southgate, Elland, in April and identified a number of serious food hygiene and safety offences. These included poor practices that could result in cross-contamination of food; filthy… read more … about Takeaway fined for hygiene and safety offences>>

Calderdale Council has been successful in a Crown Court case against a takeaway which was putting people’s health at risk. When officers from Calderdale Council’s Environmental Health team visited Ali Baba Kebab House at 33-35 Rochdale Road, Todmorden in March 2012, they discovered 27 offences relating to food safety and hygiene, including a dirty floor… read more … about Local takeaway fined for breaches of hygiene standards>>

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