The Institute calls for an increase in food sampling and tests to ensure the protection of the food chain and consumer protection in Scotland.
See attached press release for more information.
The Winter 2012 edition of Environmental Health Scotland, the REHIS Journal, can be accessed in the Members area.
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Young Samanyika has been appointed as an Honorary Vice-President of the Institute. Young is President of the Malawi Environmental Health Association (MEHA) and is the Principal Environmental Health Officer at the Ministry of Health in Malawi. MEHA is one of the Institute’s international partners.
George Fairgrieve, a long standing member and Fellow of the Institute, has rounded off an eventful 2012 by being awarded an OBE in the New Year Honours List. Prior to his retirement as Food and Safety Manager with East Lothian Council, after 42 years of service, in August George stood down as the Chairman of the Scottish Food Law Enforcement Committee (SFELC). During his tenure as SFELC Chairman George oversaw the development and strengthening of the committee and it is now widely respected and envied across the UK .