Our Environmental, Safety & Health team is pleased to share with you the latest edition of our monthly newsletter, frESH Law Horizons: Key Developments in UK & EU Environment, Safety and Health Law and Procedure; providing bite-size updates on EU and UK law, procedure and policy.
The updates covered in this month’s edition include (among others):
Operators of an international rail freight terminal have been fined £6.5 million after the death of an 11-year-old boy.
The UK government announced an extension to the grace period for the mandatory use of the UKCA mark.
The Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) has published a revised version of product safety and non-compliance notification guidance.
A confectioner issued a product recall after an ingredient was found to contain a genetically modified organism (GMO).
The government published the first UK hydrogen strategy.
The HSE has opened a call for evidence on the proposed restriction of lead in ammunition.
The EA published a press release and a consultation on the reform to charges for abstraction licences.
The prosecution of an electrical recycling company includes a charity donation.
The government announces it will consult on banning a range of single-use plastic in England.
Member states vote on rules on the separate collection of single-use plastic beverage bottles.
The European Commission seeks views on endocrine disruptors.
The European Commission reports on nanomaterials in cosmetic products, and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) publishes guidance on nanoparticles and nanomaterials in food products.