New sentencing guidelines for food safety offences

March 11, 2015

In a recent article entitled “Food Safety Offences Fines Set to Soar”, David Travers QC reviews the proposed new guidelines issued by the Sentencing Council for food safety offences.

The proposals, which form part of the wider consultation “Health and safety offences, corporate manslaughter and food safety and hygiene offences guidelines”, represent the first time food safety offences have been included in a sentencing guideline.

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