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FSS and FSA Review of Meat Cutting Premises & Cold Stores and Update on Russell Hume
The Food Standards Agency(FSA) and Food Standards Scotland (FSS) are announcing today that they will be undertaking a review of meat cutting premises and cold stores. The review, which will be established later this month, comes in the wake of serious non-compliance issues identified at cutting plants operated by 2 Sisters Food Group and Russell Hume and will be industry wide.
Statement from FSS’s Chief Executive, Geoff Ogle, on the Russell Hume incident
Food Standards Scotland is working with the Food Standards Agency on an investigation in relation to Russell Hume.
Action taken at meat business
Following an unannounced inspection of Russell Hume’s Birmingham site by the Food Standards Agency on 12 January, we became aware of instances of serious non-compliance with food hygiene regulations.
Food Standards Scotland launches new campaign to reduce the risk of food poisoning by raising awareness of ‘20 Kitchen Crimes’
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) is today (10 January 2018) launching a new food safety marketing campaign aimed at encouraging good food safety practices in the home.
Update - Errington Cheese Ltd is recalling all batches of Dunsyre Blue cheese because Listeria monocytogenes has been detected
As a result of further sampling Errington Cheese Ltd is voluntarily recalling all batches of Dunsyre Blue cheese because Listeria monocytogenes has been detected in the products. The company has already taken steps to withdraw the products from sale.