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Risk Digest: Food Safety Rule Breach in UK’s Largest Chicken Supplier, Safety Consultant Advice and More!

ITV News and the Guardian have uncovered a series of potential breaches of food safety rules in the UK’s largest chicken supplier, Safety Consultants give advice on moving into their industry from different careers, a family photograph gone wrong and many more interesting article from around the web!

Information Security

“Europol says the past 12 months have been significant for cyberattacks, especially ransomware, and wants governments to target malware developers” Read the full article here.

“Accounting giant Deloitte has suffered a data breach that exposed confidential emails about some of its biggest clients.” Read the full article here.


Health & Safety

“Two scaffold inspectors have been prosecuted after a worker fell through a gap between the scaffolding and the building.” Read the full article here.

“Safety Consultants, Emma Bavin and Andy Murray, part of the Southalls team of health and consultants, share their experiences of moving into the industry from different careers, and offer their advice to those considering doing the same.” Read the full article here.


Food 

“Waitrose is recalling four varieties of Waitrose 1 chocolate bars because they may contain pieces of plastic ” Read the full article here.

“2 Sisters is the largest supplier in the UK of chickens to supermarkets but an investigation by ITV News and the Guardian has uncovered a series of potential breaches of food safety rules in one of the company’s factories.” Read the full article here.


Environment

“A Sunderland-based firm has been fined over £14,700 for breaking environmental laws, contributing to the illegal dumping of 585 tonnes of waste.” Read the full article here.

“London mayor cites figures showing that the home stoves, used in 16% of households, produce up to a third of all the capital’s fine-particle pollution” Read the full article here.


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Energy

“The latest example, Minnesota gubernatorial candidate Rebecca Otto has a strong clean energy proposal” Read the full article here.

“Nearly a third of all UK electricity came from renewable sources in the second three months of this year, setting a new record for clean energy generation, the Government has revealed.” Read the full article here.


Wellbeing

“Six Steps To Make Happiness Stick: It’s easy to agree on the fact that we all want happiness in our lives. It’s more difficult to agree on what exactly it is and how to get it. This is something that could be holding your very own happiness back.” Read the full article here.

“What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make my whole day better? originally appeared on Quora – the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.” Read the full article here.


Tech

“HSBC UK is testing a new smartphone app that will help people track what they spend money on, and will “nudge” them if they exceed their spending limits.” Read the full article here.

“Action camera specialist GoPro has announced its first model to take 360-degree videos and photos.” Read the full article here.


Finance

“Former prime minister Gordon Brown has warned that the UK and other major economies are not well-equipped for the next financial crisis.” Read the full article here.

“Consumers have defied expectations that their economic confidence would falter and cause a slowdown in spending, according to figures released today.” Read the full article here.


The Lighter Side    

“Man’s family portrait goes painfully wrong for his Dad – all thanks to the dog” Read the full article here.

“From hippos to hyenas – all creatures great and small have a sense of humour, at least if these comedy pictures of animals in their natural habitats are anything to go by” Read the full article here.


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