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Farming & Primary Production

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.

This includes working to improve hygiene on farms, monitoring shellfish biotoxins and ensuring that human health is not put at risk through what is fed to animals, as well as providing guidance on best practice and legal requirements. We work closely with primary producers to ensure we get this vital first link in the chain right.

On our pages, Farmers and Primary Producers can find information on hygiene legislation and specific areas including:

  • General Hygiene Legislation
  • Dairy
  • Fish
  • Wild game
  • Cleaner animals
  • Fresh produce, manures and pesticides
  • Snails
  • Veterinary medicines

For information on Shellfish, see our Shellfish pages.

For the Approved Meat Sector, see our Meat Approvals pages.

Information on Animal feed is in our Animal Feed section.

A food incident occurs when there are concerns about the safety or quality of food. If you have concerns, you can Report an incident.

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Animal Feed

Our aim is to protect consumer and animal health, and to ensure those buying feed have information to allow them to make informed choices.

Wine

Food Standards Scotland aims to ensure that EU wine regulations are enforced in Scotland.

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