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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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Scottish Food Crime Hotline launches to help combat £1.2bn food fraud problem

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) and independent charity Crimestoppers have today (25 August 2016) launched the free Scottish Food Crime Hotline to give members of the public and industry a dedicated telephone line to report anonymously any suspicions of food crime.

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FSS Responds to UK Government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy

The response to the UK Government's Childhood Obesity Strategy.

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Advice To Consumers Regarding Certain Blue Cheese Products

Investigations led by Health Protection Scotland (HPS) into an outbreak of E. coli O157 have pointed to a link with particular batches of a blue cheese product.

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Errington Cheese Company Instigates a Precautionary Recall of 2 Batches of Dunsyre Blue Cheese as it May Contain E. coli O157

Errington Cheese Company has instigated a precautionary recall on two batches Dunsyre Blue cheese because they may contain E.coli O157 (VTEC). This type of bacteria can cause food poisoning. If you have bought this product, do not eat it.

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FSS Support for the Eatwell Guide

The Eatwell Guide is based on scientific evidence which has been carefully reviewed by independent experts, without outside influence or bias.

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