For safe food and healthy eating
Pink Chicken Food Safety Campaign
Whatever your business type, our website has advice on producing safe food.
We give advice to the catering and retail sector on providing safer food for customers, food hygiene legislation guidance and food allergy and intolerance.
Food Standards Scotland works with the farming industry and primary producers to ensure food is safe and authentic from the beginning of the food chain.
FSS is required, by European legislation, to undertake an extensive programme of Official Control monitoring of LBMs and marine phytoplankton (algae) from LBM harvesting waters.
Food Standards Scotland provides guidance and information for food manufacturers.
All our decisions are based on evidence. We support and use relevant research and ensure that our policy decisions allow consumers to make informed choices.
Guidance on controls for raw milk (including antibiotic residues), cheese production and eggs.
The safety of food in Scotland is governed by laws and guidance, covering everything from production to processing, distribution, retail, packaging and labelling.
The Scottish Food Crime and Incidents Unit (SFCIU) includes the investigations and intelligence gathering arms of Food Standards Scotland (FSS).