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Woman hospitalised after drinking ‘cleaning liquid’ coffee

A woman was taken to hospital after drinking free coffee in Waitrose that contained cleaning chemicals. The unnamed woman was referred to a specialist burns unit after being treated by paramedics at the supermarket branch in Lewes, East Sussex. She’d been given the coffee as part of Waitroses’ card membership scheme. The woman’s husband flagged up what had happened in ... Read More »

The importance of Paper Hand Towels

Paper Hand Towels

Paper Hand Towels are more important than we think in fighting the war against the spread of germs. Damp hands spread up 1,000 times more germs than dry hands. This means that to keep them safe, drying your hands is as important as washing them. Single-use paper hand towels ensure that hands can be completely dried. No germs are transmitted. ... Read More »

‘Deplorably dirty’ Bristol meat supplier avoids jail

A man who supplied raw chicken from a “filthy” illegal meat processing plant in Bristol has avoided a jail term. Unfortunately this man had not heard of our catering supplies and cleaning chemicals. Kamran Ajaib, 28, used underpants to clean his makeshift butchery, which had no washbasins by work areas and no knife steriliser. Sixty businesses around Bristol and as ... Read More »