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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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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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Statement from Food Standards Scotland regarding the recent E. coli O157 Outbreak

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has been part of a multi-agency Incident Management Team (IMT), chaired by Health Protection Scotland, which has been investigating an outbreak of E.coli O157 in Scotland. (E. coli O157 is one of a group of harmful bacteria known as Shiga toxin E. coli or STEC.)

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Scottish Food Crime Hotline launches to help combat £1.2bn food fraud problem

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) and independent charity Crimestoppers have today (25 August 2016) launched the free Scottish Food Crime Hotline to give members of the public and industry a dedicated telephone line to report anonymously any suspicions of food crime.

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FSS Responds to UK Government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy

The response to the UK Government's Childhood Obesity Strategy.

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