12th December 2013
The Horsemeat Crisis in February showed that the UK’s complex food supply network was vulnerable to massive fraud. The crisis was a ‘wake up call’ to food manufacturers to adopt a more comprehensive and rigorous approach to controls within their supply chains and to ensure that what they sell to their customers matches the description on the packet and is safe to eat.
10th December 2013
The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) today sharply condemned the Government's decision to cease funding local authority action on toxic sites which are potentially harmful to human health.
19th November 2013
Ensuring small catering businesses such as restaurants, cafes and takeaways understand and comply with regulations underpins a robust food safety system, according to Geoff Ward, Commercial Chairman for the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH).
6th November 2013
Don’t feed foxes is one of the key recommendations in a new document entitled Urban Foxes: Guidelines on their management launched today at a conference in Coventry.
17th October 2013
Public Health England (PHE) and the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding designed to increase cooperation across the public health system.
3rd October 2013
Clare Wildey, business compliance officer with St Albans Council, is the winner of the 2013 CIEH photography competition. The competition’s theme was emerging environmental health risks and challenges for tomorrow.
20th September 2013
The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has joined forces with other public health bodies in backing proposals for smokefree prisons. The CIEH played a leading role in campaigning for the introduction of smokefree legislation.
10th September 2013
The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and the Association of Port Health Authorities (APHA) today announced that the two organisations would forge a new partnership designed to improve co-ordination of public health controls at ports nationally.
3rd September 2013
The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and Thames Water have joined forces to launch a campaign to highlight the need for London’s restaurants to dispose of their fats, oils and greases in a responsible and environmentally friendly manner.
8th August 2013
A new landmark Tattooing and Body Piercing Guidancehas been launched today to provide practical information to support both local authorities and businesses in England to adopt safe standards of practice in this area.
23rd July 2013
The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has raised serious concerns about the number of preventable accidents in care homes. The public health organisation believes many of these ‘accidents’ are avoidable and could be prevented with more rigorous training for staff.
16th July 2013
The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) welcomed the release of today’s Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee report on the horsemeat contamination scandal which occurred earlier on this year.
27th June 2013
The great and the good of environmental and public health met this week at a reception hosted by MP and CIEH Vice President Joan Walley at the House of Commons.
18th June 2013
Jane Washbrook, a food safety trainer and entrepreneur, has won the 2013 CIEH/NSF Food Safety innovation Award for developing an innovative product called the FOODSAFEKIT.
10th June 2013
A pioneering new Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) food training course is set to radically change how tens of thousands of food manufacturing staff are trained. The new system - called Group Learner - is the brainchild of Irish Company Nvolve and provides an alternative training solution to classroom training and eLearning.
30th May 2013
In a strongly worded statement, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has raised serious concerns about the language and tone of an HSE press release announcing the launch of the National Enforcement Code for health and safety inspections.
22nd May 2013
The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has voiced its serious concerns at the number of food premises receiving poor hygiene scores in a Which? survey released today.
8th May 2013
A survey of 255 food businesses across Wales conducted for the annual public health conference of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) on 8 May will strengthen the incentive for food businesses to improve and maintain their standards by providing increased transparency to customers with regards to how well they are complying with food hygiene law.
8th May 2013
Rising incidences of a growing list of pest borne diseases such as Lyme Disease, West Nile Virus, Dengue Fever and even Malaria are “a serious” cause for concern in this country, according to health experts meeting at the annual public health conference of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) in Cardiff on 8/9 May.
8th May 2013
Tattooists and consumers believe a hygiene rating scheme would boost safety standards in tattoo salons and help drive out ‘rogue’ and illegal operators according to a new survey released at the annual public health conference of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) meeting in Cardiff 8/9 May.
22nd April 2013
The UK’s largest provider of health and safety training qualifications and courses will be exhibiting at the fourth IOSH Middle East Annual conference 24 April in Doha, Qatar.
24th April 2013
While welcoming today’s report on the need for tighter restrictions on cosmetic procedures, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has expressed disappointment that the panel did not give equal consideration to other cosmetic procedures such as tattooing and skin piercing, pointing out that these too can result in scarring and disfigurement and are often carried out without adequate infection control procedures.
17th April 2013
The spiralling cost of housing, a lack of security and changes to the benefit system are causing immense hardship for thousands of tenants living in the private rented sector.
2nd April 2013
The new Food Code launched by the Dubai Municipality, has been hailed by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH), one of the world’s leading providers of food safety and health and safety training as a “significant boost to public health.”
5th March 2013
London, UK - David Edwards, executive director at global public health and safety organisation NSF International and acclaimed consumer safety specialist, has been appointed to the board of the trading arm of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health - CIEH Ltd, a global provider of accredited qualifications in health and safety, food safety, environmental protection, fire safety and first aid.
15th February 2013
While the CIEH is pleased that the first set of industry results from beef products that have been tested for the presence of horse DNA indicate that there is no risk to human health, it is necessary to recognise that there are over 900 test results outstanding, many of which relate to raw materials and ingredients.
15th February 2013
The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and Trading Standards Institute (TSI), whose members are environmental health practitioners (EHPs) and trading standards officers (TSOs) working on the frontline of food safety, are awaiting the outcome today of the first phase of testing in connection with the discovery of horse DNA in processed beef products.
8th February 2013
Trading Standards Officers and Environmental Health Officers across the UK are today on high alert following the most recent discovery of horse meat in some ready meals.
1st February 2013
Public Health England commits to building a close and productive partnership with the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and we will articulate this through our literature, conferences and contacts.
25th January 2013
Food Safety was top of the cooking agenda at Salon Culinaire at the Birmingham NEC between 20-22 January 2013. Hundreds chefs headed to the NEC to take part in numerous activities and competitions where their food hygiene skills were scruitinised by some leading members and consultants of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH).
23rd January 2013
Steve Miller, one of the UK’s leading public health officials and a member of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH), will speak at the Kuwait Waste Management Conference & Exhibition on 22-23 January 2013.
16th January 2013
The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) Middle East has secured a landmark agreement with Dubai Municipality to evaluate and improve the skills and competencies of Dubai Municipality Health & Safety Enforcement Inspectors.
10th January 2013
The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has warmly welcomed the Government’s announcement today to increase ring-fenced public health grants to local authorities for 2013-14 and 2014-15.