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News & Alerts

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

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Food Standards Scotland - E. coli outbreak

As of 5 September 2016, the Incident Management Team investigating the E. coli outbreak linked to certain batches of Dunsyre Blue cheese declared the outbreak to be over and in accordance with procedure, has stood down.

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Food alert - Scotland

FAFA-02-2016 - Errington Cheese Lanark White

Heads of Environmental Health Services should be aware that Errington Cheese Ltd. have supplied a batch of Lanark White unpasteurised ewe milk cheese which contains E. coli O157. Although this organism may not carry shiga toxins it is associated with human disease in the UK. This makes the cheese a potential risk to health.

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Food Standards Scotland issues a Food Alert For Action (FAFA) for batch G14 of Lanark White cheese

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has today (10 September 2016) issued a FAFA to Heads of Environmental Health Services at Scottish local authorities with immediate instructions to withdraw from sale Batch G14 of Lanark White ewe milk cheese currently in distribution and to withhold from sale any cheese from this batch not yet on the market, as this product contains E.coli O157 bacteria, and is a potential risk to consumers’ health.

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Errington Cheese instigates precautionary recall of Dunsyre Blue Cheese batch E24 as it may contain shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC)

Errington Cheese has instigated a precautionary recall of Dunsyre Blue cheese from a specific batch E24 because it may contain STEC

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Food alert - Scotland

Errington Cheese Ltd instigates precautionary recall of Batch E24 of Dunsyre Blue Cheese

Errington Cheese Ltd has instigated a precautionary recall of batch E24 of Dunsyre Blue cheese as it may contain shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), a type of bacteria that is potentially harmful to health.

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