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Royal Welsh Show 2019

UNISON has a different theme for each day at this year’s Royal Welsh Show. Each calls for the investment in public services and public service workers. Click on the links below to see some of the materials we’ll be using. Monday 22 July – Food safety – Voting board – Postcard – Photo frame Tuesday 23 […]

Campaign on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

Consumers at risk from contaminated and diseased meat

The public could be at risk of eating contaminated and diseased meat because of failings at slaughterhouses, according to a survey of meat hygiene inspectors published today (Sunday) by UNISON. The findings – summarised in the report A Raw Deal – highlight concerns that contaminated and diseased meat could be cleared as fit for human […]

Press release on the UNISON National site.

More meat inspectors are needed following Russell Hume scandal, says UNISON

The FSA must act now and take on more directly-employed meat inspectors

Press release on the UNISON National site.

We must keep meat safe and hygienic

As Christmas approaches, UNISON is highlighting the importance of keeping the meat we eat hygienic by making sure slaughterhouses continue to be inspected by well-trained state-employed meat hygiene inspectors and official veterinarians

Article on the UNISON National site.

Protect our food

In partnership with Steve Nash, a campaigner whose six-year-old daughter Joanna died of E Coli, UNISON handed in a petition of 216,938 signatures to the Food Standards Agency

News on the UNISON National site.

Holding back the flood on food safety

Local government pledges continued campaign against privatisation and deregulation of meat hygiene service

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

The UK’s disappearing meat hygiene inspectors

Between March 2013 and April 2017, the number of meat inspectors employed by the independent Food Standards Agency (FSA) dropped by 30%

Article, P.S data on the UNISON National site.

Toxic turkey risk over future of meat inspections, says UNISON

Christmas turkey, pigs-in-blankets and meat stuffing could become health hazards under moves to scrap independent abattoir inspectors employed by the Food Standards Agency (FSA), says UNISON today (Friday). More than three in five (62%) people would be less confident their festive meat treats would be safe to eat if this were to happen, according to […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.