#AceHealthNews a seriously disabled man who has never…


#AceHealthNews a seriously disabled man who has never been able to walk, talk or feed himself has had his benefits stopped and been told he must have a medical to decide if he is fit for work.

Ryan Norman has needed round the clock care since he was a baby but now he has turned 20 his child benefit and tax benefits have automatically stopped.

His mother, Ceneta, his sole carer, claims she is in serious financial difficulties after the benefits dried up on Ryan’s birthday – September 1 – with a wait of several weeks before he is assessed for adult benefits.
Full story http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2420711/Man-20-talk-walk-feed-benefits-stopped-told-prove-work.html

#AceFoodNews Families become so poor they are forced…


#AceFoodNews – Families become so poor they are forced to turn to food banks because of their own ‘decisions’, Michael Gove has claimed. The Education Secretary argued that people who find themselves unable to buy essentials, including food and school uniforms have themselves to blame for being unable ‘to manage their finances’.http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2416737/Michael-Gove-food-banks-Poor-got-blame.html

#AcePressRelease E coli O157 outbreak linked to watercress…


#AcePressRelease: E.coli O157 outbreak linked to watercress – product – Interviews with patients using detailed food questionnaires have revealed a strong link to the consumption of watercress. Most of the people who were unwell reported buying watercress at Sainsburys. As a precautionary measure Sainsburys have issued a product withdrawal for its bagged watercress and other salads that contain watercress. This outbreak is being investigated by PHE and the FSA as a matter of urgency.
https://www.gov.uk/government/news/ecoli-o157-outbreak-linked-to-watercress-product-withdrawn

#AcePressRelease Outbreak of salmonella has links to the…


#AcePressRelease: Outbreak of salmonella has links to the consumption of cooked meats, Investigations show that an outbreak of salmonella seen in England and Wales has links to the consumption of cooked ham bought from small independent butchers’ shops.https://www.gov.uk/government/news/outbreak-of-salmonella-has-links-to-the-consumption-of-cooked-meats