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Search through all of Food Standards Scotland’s news and events items, including food alerts such as product recalls.

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Evidence Scots need to eat less sugar (SACN)

People in Scotland consume much more sugar than is healthy and not nearly enough fibre. Today, a new expert report recommends that we all need to reduce further the amount of sugar we eat and increase the amount of fibre.

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Royal Highland Show first for Food Standards Scotland

Scottish Chef of the Year Adam Handling joined Food Standards Scotland to promote the new body’s food safety and healthy eating messages to consumers for the first time on the opening day of the Royal Highland Show (18 June 2015).

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Board Meeting 15 June 2015

The Food Standards Scotland Board held its second meeting in public on Monday 15 June, at which it received and discussed an insightful presentation from Kantar Worldwide presentation on the emerging trends and motivations underlying consumers’ food purchases.

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Aiming to reduce Scotland’s 43,000 annual cases of food borne illness

The Four C’s from Food Standards Scotland aim to reduce Scotland’s 43,000 annual cases of food borne illness

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Safe summer eating at Taste of Grampian

Consumers attending Taste of Grampian this weekend visited our indoor and outdoor stands to learn about food safety and healthy eating. Young and old took up the hand washing challenge under ultraviolet light to check where bugs can lurk unseen and got some football tips from Aberdeen Football Club coaches on how to kick germs to the back of the net.

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