News & Alerts
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Food alert - UK
Houghton Hams recalls two of its Northamptonshire Cured Ham products due to incorrect ‘Use by’ dates
Houghton Hams is recalling two of its Northamptonshire Cured Ham products as some packs have been incorrectly labelled with a ‘Use by’ date of 19 August 2018, instead of 19 August 2017. The affected products are only sold at Waitrose.
Food Standards Scotland Update on Fipronil in Eggs
Food Standards Scotland has been liaising with the Food Standards Agency regarding the investigation into the distribution of eggs contaminated with Fipronil in the UK.
Food Standards Scotland’s response to the ‘Obesity in Scotland: A Persistent Inequality’ report
Food Standards Scotland’s response to the ‘Obesity in Scotland: A Persistent Inequality’ report published today by NHS Health Scotland.
Allergy alert - UK
POE LIMITED recalls four of its products due to undeclared mustard and gluten
POE LIMITED is recalling four of its products due to the presence of gluten or mustard which are not mentioned on the label. This means the products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to cereals containing gluten and an allergy to mustard.
Food alert - UK
Macsween of Edinburgh Ltd recalls various products because of inadequate procedures to control Clostridium botulinum
Macsween of Edinburgh Ltd has recalled a number of its products, including products manufactured for Lidl and Marks & Spencer, as a precautionary measure, because of concerns over the company’s procedures in place to control Clostridium botulinum.