News & Alerts
Search through all of Food Standards Scotland’s news and events items, including food alerts such as product recalls.
UK Campylobacter sampling programme to be reviewed
Campylobacter is the most common cause of food poisoning in the UK and is frequently associated with raw chicken. Food Standards Scotland (FSS) works in partnership with the Food Standards Agency (FSA) to tackle Campylobacter, and has been publishing results from a FSA survey on the amounts of contamination on fresh chickens bought from shops and supermarkets across the UK.
Salt intakes reducing in Scotland – good progress but still more to do
A Food Standards Scotland (FSS) survey published today (23 March) finds that salt intakes in Scotland have reduced by 13% since 2006. We welcome this reduction and the progress made towards the Scottish Dietary Goal for salt.
Allergy alert - Scotland
EDMAL Chrzan Tarty Horseradish recalled due to incorrect allergen labelling on the packaging
J & D Foods Ltd is recalling all jars of Chrzan Tarty Horseradish manufactured by Z.P.H. EDMAL because the products contain sulphites, which are not correctly labelled on the packaging.
Launching the Eatwell Guide – a healthy eating benchmark for Scotland
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) today (17 March 2016) launches the new Eatwell Guide, which replaces the eatwell plate and shows people in Scotland how they can achieve a healthy balanced diet.
Food alert - Scotland
Bramik Foods Ltd Withdraws its Mango Slices & New Crop Dried Figs
Bramik Foods Ltd is withdrawing its mango slices (100g), new crop dried figs (250g & 375g) because the products contain sulphur dioxide, which is not mentioned on the packaging. This means the products are a possible health risk for anyone with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide or sulphites.