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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.

Allergy alert - UK

Everest Cash & Carry Ltd recalls Fried Beaten Rice with Spiced Poppadum Potato & Peanuts because of incorrect allergen labelling

Everest Cash & Carry Ltd is recalling its Fried Beaten Rice with Spiced Poppadum Potato & Peanuts because it contains gluten which is not correctly mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for individuals with coeliac disease and anyone with an intolerance to gluten.

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Allergy alert - UK

Lidl recalls four varieties of Deluxe Drinking Chocolate Sticks as allergenic ingredients are not declared in English

Lidl is recalling four varieties of its Deluxe Drinking Chocolate Sticks as they contain various allergens which are not legible on the packaging as the ingredient are not written in English. This means the products are a possible health risk to anyone with an allergy to soya, an allergy or intolerance to milk or its constituents, an allergy to nuts or an allergy or intolerance to wheat or gluten.

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Can science help detect food crime?

Is the food we buy in Scotland actually what it says it is? Unfortunately we know sometimes this isn’t the case and consumers are being sold some products under false pretences.

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Allergy alert - UK

RH Amar recalls Mary Berry’s Horseradish Sauce 160g because of undeclared sulphites

RH Amar is recalling Mary Berry’s Horseradish Sauce 160g because it contains undeclared sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites.

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Food alert - UK

Lidl recalls its Sol & Mar Squid in Sunflower Oil products because they contain salt crystals

Lidl is recalling two varieties of its Sol & Mar Squid in Sunflower Oil sold because they contain salt crystals known as struvite which could present a safety risk.

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