Description of image

News & Alerts

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

News

Food Standards Scotland calls for action on food eaten outside of the home

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has today (Wednesday 8 March) announced additional recommendations aimed at improving the Scottish diet, just over a year on from first setting out its ambition for change with a robust set of measures.

Continue reading Food Standards Scotland calls for action on food eaten outside of the home

Food alert - UK

Quorn Foods Ltd is recalling Quorn Meat Free Mince because the product may contain small pieces of metal

Quorn Foods Ltd is recalling a batch code of its frozen Meat Free Mince because it may contain small pieces of metal. The affected product was only on sale at Tesco from 27 February 2017 to 1 March 2017. The FSA has issued an updated Product Recall information Notice.

Continue reading Quorn Foods Ltd is recalling Quorn Meat Free Mince because the product may contain small pieces of metal

Food alert - UK

Lotus Bakeries UK Ltd recalls Lotus Biscoff Crunchy Biscuit Spread because the product may contain small pieces of metal

Lotus Bakeries UK Ltd is recalling various batch codes of Lotus Biscoff Crunchy Biscuit Spread because it may contain small pieces of metal. This product was sold at Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Asda, Waitrose, Ocado and Nisa stores. In addition, batch number 7005109 with ‘best before’ date 5 February 2018 has also been sold through East End Foods.

Continue reading Lotus Bakeries UK Ltd recalls Lotus Biscoff Crunchy Biscuit Spread because the product may contain small pieces of metal

Food alert - UK

Pets at Home recalls four dry cat food products due to low levels of thiamine

Pets at Home is recalling four lines of its AVA dry cat food products because there are lower levels of thiamine (Vitamin B1) present than specified in the recipe. Your cat should not eat affected product batches. The FSA is issuing this product recall notice because we are responsible for animal feed regulations and enforcement of pet food labelling through local authorities in England and Wales.

Continue reading Pets at Home recalls four dry cat food products due to low levels of thiamine

Blog

Campylobacter: The Facts

In my last blog post I revealed that my main research interest for the past 15 years has been trying to understand how humans become ill from infectious diseases, predominantly the ones that cause food poisoning such as the gastrointestinal pathogens including E. coli O157, campylobacter, cryptosporidium, salmonella, and listeria.

Continue reading Campylobacter: The Facts

Arrow_Dropdown Created with Sketch. Arrow_leftArrow_Right Icon_AlchoholIcon_Alchohol_RoundalIcon_AppleIcon_Apple_RoundalIcon_BacteriaIcon_Bacteria_Roundal calorie-outlined Created with Sketch. Icon_CardActivityIcon_CardActivity_RoundalIcon_CarrotIcon_Carrot_RoundalIcon_CertificateIcon_Certificate_RoundalIcon_CheeseIcon_Cheese_RoundalIcon_ChocolateIcon_Chocolate_RoundalIcon_ClipboardIcon_Clipboard_RoundalIcon_CloseIcon_CowIcon_Cow_Roundal Shape Created with Sketch. Icon_CursorIcon_Cursor_RoundalIcon_DeerIcon_Deer_RoundalIcon_downloadIcon_FacebookIcon_Facebook_RoundalIcon_FishIcon_Fish_RoundalIcon_FizzyJuiceIcon_FizzyJuice_RoundalIcon_ForkIcon_Fork_RoundalIcon_FridgeIcon_Fridge_RoundalIcon_GrainIcon_GrainNoIcon_GrainNo_RoundalIcon_Grain_RoundalIcon_GraphIcon_GraphResourceIcon_Graph_RoundalIcon_HandIcon_Hand_RoundalIcon_HeartIcon_Heart_RoundalIcon_InfoIcon_Info_RoundalIcon_LambIcon_Lamb_RoundalIcon_LetterIcon_Letter_RoundalIcon_LinkExternalIcon_LinkInternalIcon_MagnifyingGlassIcon_MagnifyingGlass_RoundalIcon_NewIcon_NewsIcon_News_RoundalIcon_OilIcon_Oil_RoundalIcon_PeopleIcon_People_RoundalIcon_PersonIcon_Person_RoundalIcon_PhoneIcon_Phone_RoundalIcon_PigIcon_Pig_RoundalIcon_PlayIcon_PotatoesIcon_Potatoes_RoundalIcon_PrintIcon_Print_RoundalIcon_ResourceIcon_Resource_Roundal Group Created with Sketch. Icon_SaltIcon_Salt_RoundalIcon_SaveIcon_Save_RoundalIcon_ScotlandIcon_Scotland_RoundalIcon_SearchIcon_ShellfishIcon_Shellfish_RoundalIcon_SteakIcon_Steak_RoundalIcon_StopwatchIcon_Stopwatch_RoundalIcon_TapWaterIcon_TapWater_RoundalIcon_TestTubeIcon_TestTube_RoundalIcon_ThumbsUpIcon_ThumbsUp_RoundalIcon_Tick Shape Created with Sketch. Icon_Tick_1Icon_Tick_RoundalIcon_TomatoIcon_Tomato_RoundalIcon_TractorIcon_Tractor_RoundalIcon_TrollyIcon_Trolly_RoundalIcon_TurkeyIcon_TurkeyCookedIcon_TurkeyCooked_RoundalIcon_Turkey_RoundalIcon_TwitterIcon_Twitter_RoundalIcon_WarningIcon_Warning_RoundalIcon_WaterDropIcon_WaterDrop_RoundalIcon_WineBottleIcon_WineBottle_RoundalIcon_WineGlassIcon_WineGlass_RoundalIcon_snowflakeIcon_snowflake_RoundalLogo_FSS_Gaelic_WhiteLogo_FSS_WhitePagination_LeftArtboard 69