News & Alerts
Search through all of Food Standards Scotland’s news and events items, including food alerts such as product recalls.
Update on Fipronil in Eggs
Food Standards Scotland continues to work closely with the Food Standards Agency and industry to trace products containing eggs from farms in the Netherlands implicated in the Fipronil investigation.
Food Standards Scotland Responds to reports of rising figures of people with Type 2 Diabetes in Scotland
Heather Peace, Head of Nutrition Science and Policy at Food Standards Scotland said: “It is clear that obesity is one of the most serious problems we face in Scotland. Serious illnesses such as heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and a number of cancers are linked to over eating and our poor diet.
Food Standards Scotland statement following Public Health England’s latest childhood obesity plan announcement
Food Standards Scotland’s Chief Executive, Geoff Ogle, said: “It’s no secret that we have an obesity problem in Scotland, with two out of three of us either overweight or obese.
Update on Fipronil in eggs
Food Standards Scotland continues to liaise with the Food Standards Agency regarding the ongoing investigation into foods which may contain egg from farms in the Netherlands, which illegally used Fipronil to treat egg-laying hens.
Food alert - UK
Chatsworth House recalls various types of its pates and rillettes because of a failure of procedures to control Clostridium botulinum
Chatsworth House is recalling various types of pates and rillettes because of concerns over the manufacturer’s procedures in place to control Clostridium botulinum. The products are manufactured by Cornish Charcuterie and relate to the recall they undertook on 15 August 2017.