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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

C&K Meats recalls sausage products because of undeclared sulphur dioxide

C&K Meats is recalling Country Style Pork Sausages and Sage & Caramelised Red Onion Pork Sausages because they contain undeclared sulphur dioxide which is not mentioned on the label. This means the products are a possible health risk for anyone with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide and/or sulphites. The product is sold in Asda stores only.

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Food Standards Scotland Responds to UK National Diet and Nutrition Survey

The new results from this survey provide confirmation that folate levels are dropping across the population. Over 90% of women of childbearing age in the UK now have a red blood cell folate concentration below the threshold, indicating a higher risk of their babies being born with neural tube defects. Food Standards Scotland maintains its call for mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid on a UK-wide basis to help address this concerning drop in folate levels.

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Allergy alert - UK

Ultralife recalls various Detox Drinks and Food Supplements due to undeclared allergens

Ultralife is recalling five varieties of their food supplement products because they contain Wheat (gluten), Milk, Nuts, Eggs and Soya that are not declared on the label. Different products contain different allergens.

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Food alert - UK

Lidl recalls its Golden Sun Organic Grains (Amaranth) because it contains Salmonella

Lidl is recalling its Golden Sun Organic Grains (Amaranth) because Salmonella has been found in the product.

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Food alert - UK

Monolith (UK) Ltd recalls Pig’s Ears boiled-smoked vacuum because of the presence of Listeria monocytogenes

Monolith (UK) Ltd is recalling Rokiskio Mesine Pig’s Ears boiled-smoked vacuum because Listeria monocytogenes has been found in the product.

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