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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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FSS Director of Operations, Ian McWatt Statement on Animal Welfare Breaches

Food Standards Scotland takes animal welfare extremely seriously and actively monitors compliance in all approved slaughterhouses in Scotland.

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Food Standards Scotland put food safety and healthy eating on the menu at Edinburgh International Science Festival

As Food Standards Scotland (FSS) research* reveals that eight out of ten people in Scotland are highly concerned with food poisoning, but less concerned with food hygiene in the home, the food body is taking food safety and nutrition advice to the Edinburgh International Science Festival, in a bid to bridge this gap.

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Update on products produced by Errington Cheese Ltd

Heads of Environmental Health Services will wish to be aware of this update to Food Alert for Action (FAFA) 02-2016 update 3 issued on 9 November 2016 concerning the recall of all products produced by Errington Cheese Ltd (ECL).

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Food Standards Scotland statement on the release of the Dunsyre Blue E. coli O157 Incident Management Team report

Food Standards Scotland, as a member of the Incident Management Team involved in producing the report issued by Health Protection Scotland today (29 March), fully supports the report’s findings.

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Scottish Food Crime Unit launches roadshow to raise awareness of food crime

The Scottish Food Crime Unit, part of Food Standards Scotland (FSS) is today (23 March) launching a roadshow to raise awareness of the different types of food fraud, the potential seriousness of this and how to report it.

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