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Biscuit giant prosecuted after worker’s fingers severed in mixing machine

One of the UK’s leading food manufacturers was today (30 July) fined £10,000 after a worker had two fingers sliced off in one of its mixing machines.

McVities manufacturer United Biscuits (UK) Ltd, was prosecuted by HSE after an investigation into the incident on 9 April 2009 at a cake baking site in Halifax.

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