News & Alerts
Search through all of Food Standards Scotland’s news and events items, including food alerts such as product recalls.
Allergy alert - Scotland
Co-op recalls Co-op Irresistible Scottish Breaded Ham due to incorrect allergen labelling
Co-op is recalling Co-op Irresistible Scottish Breaded Ham because it contains wheat (gluten) which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten.
Food Standards Scotland statement on the release of the Dunsyre Blue E. coli O157 Incident Management Team report
Food Standards Scotland, as a member of the Incident Management Team involved in producing the report issued by Health Protection Scotland today (29 March), fully supports the report’s findings.
Food alert - UK
Marks and Spencer recalls Chicken and Vegetable Soup following possible chemical contamination
Marks and Spencer is recalling its Chicken and Vegetable Soup 600g as a precautionary measure because of a taint caused by possible chemical contamination.
Food alert - UK
Cleone Foods recalls patties because of incorrect labelling
Cleone Foods is recalling two of its patty products because they do not contain the wording ‘use by’ with the date code information indicating the date by which the products can be safely consumed on the packaging. This product was sold at Tesco, Co-operative, ASDA, Sainsbury’s, Morrison’s, Iceland and Nisa-Retail stores.
Scottish Food Crime Unit launches roadshow to raise awareness of food crime
The Scottish Food Crime Unit, part of Food Standards Scotland (FSS) is today (23 March) launching a roadshow to raise awareness of the different types of food fraud, the potential seriousness of this and how to report it.