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Record packaging fine tops £225,000

A record fine of £225,000 has been given to a Telford wine company guilty of packaging offences, the Environment Agency (EA) has said. Western Wines Limited of Telford pleaded guilty to nine charges of packaging offences including not meeting recovery and recycling targets, non-registration with a packaging regulation body and failure to submit certificates of compliance in 2003, 2004 and 2005.EA counsel Barry Berlin told Telford Magistrates court that in 2005 the EA had ...