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Frohwein’s recalls Beef Sausages and Beef Pickled Briskets because of undeclared allergens

Frohwein’s is recalling its Beef Sausages, Beef Pickled Brisket Flat, and Beef Pickled Brisket Rolled, because they contain mustard and soya or celery, which are not mentioned on the label. This means the products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to mustard, soya and/or celery.

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Update on Fipronil in Eggs

Food Standards Scotland continues to work closely with the Food Standards Agency and industry to trace products containing eggs from farms in the Netherlands implicated in the Fipronil investigation.

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Food Standards Scotland Responds to reports of rising figures of people with Type 2 Diabetes in Scotland

Heather Peace, Head of Nutrition Science and Policy at Food Standards Scotland said: “It is clear that obesity is one of the most serious problems we face in Scotland. Serious illnesses such as heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and a number of cancers are linked to over eating and our poor diet.

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Food Standards Scotland statement following Public Health England’s latest childhood obesity plan announcement

Food Standards Scotland’s Chief Executive, Geoff Ogle, said: “It’s no secret that we have an obesity problem in Scotland, with two out of three of us either overweight or obese.

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Update on Fipronil in eggs

Food Standards Scotland continues to liaise with the Food Standards Agency regarding the ongoing investigation into foods which may contain egg from farms in the Netherlands, which illegally used Fipronil to treat egg-laying hens.

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