Product Safety

News story: More than 100 lorry operators caught deliberately damaging air quality In August 2017, DVSA started to include checks for emissions cheat devices in roadside checks of lorries at 5 locations across Great Britain.
By the end of November 2017, DVSA examiners had searched 3,735 lorries at these locations and found ...
Collection: DfT: prompt payment data DfT’s percentage of invoices paid within 5 days and within 30 days of receipt.
The data covers:
Department for Transport
Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency
Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency
Maritime and Coastguard Agency
Vehicle Certification Agency
Collection: DfT: workforce management information This data covers:
payroll staff by grade
non-payroll staff by type
headcount staff numbers
full-time equivalent staff numbers
staff costs
Transparency data: DfT: workforce management information October 2017 Department for Transport publishes details about staff numbers and payroll costs for payroll and non-payroll staff on a monthly basis.
This data is also available on data.gov.uk:
Workforce management information - Department for Transport
Collection: DfT: spend control data DfT publishes details of new spend approved by central government spending controls on a quarterly basis.
Guidance: MOT special notice 01-18: inspection manual and in-service emission data This special notice tells you about:
the introduction of a new MOT inspection manual (class 3, 4, 5 and 7 vehicles) on 20 May 2018
spark ignition engine emission testing on and after 1 February 2018
Special notices contain changes ...
The Farmer’s Son is recalling various products because of concerns over the company’s procedures in place to control Clostridium botulinum The Farmer’s Son is recalling various products because of concerns over the company’s procedures in place to control Clostridium botulinum.
UPDATE: Errington Cheese Ltd is recalling Dunsyre Blue cheese because Listeria monocytogenes has been found in the product Errington Cheese Ltd is recalling all batches of Dunsyre Blue cheese because Listeria monocytogenes has been found in the product. This updates the previous product recall information notice issued on 21/12/2017 which related to a single batch of Dunsyre Blue ...
Sainsbury’s recalls certain batches of its Taste the Difference 4 pack Aberdeen Angus British Beef Quarter Pounders (Frozen) due to a possible link to illness with E. coli O157 Public Health England has identified a small number of cases with E. coli O157 infection. Investigations have found a possible link to the above product.
As a precautionary measure, Sainsbury’s is recalling certain batches of its Taste the Difference 4 ...