This could put me off eating out any more.
Councils are warning that new curbs on access to commercial premises would put public safety at risk because it would limit their ability to stop businesses selling unsafe food.
The Local Government Association, which represents more than 350 councils in England and Wales, is urging Government to overturn proposals which would mean environmental health and trading standards officers have to seek a warrant through the courts to carry out inspections, unless given permission to enter by the business owner.
That’s not really news. is it?
Still, that’s what the AP-GfK Poll indicates. I suppose other people will put a different spin on it, but…
- Nearly half of lower-income Americans describe their own household financial situation as “poor”, compared to just 17% of other Americans.
- Moreover, only 21% with lower income agree the economy improved over the past month, compared to 38% of Americans reporting at least $50,000 in annual household incomes.
- Lower income Americans are also less optimistic that unemployment will ease in the next 12 months – only 26% versus 43% of other Americans.