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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.

News

Statement on Changes to Chargeout Rates for Meat Hygiene Inspection and Official Veterinarians

Food Standards Scotland is required under EU food law to charge businesses for the delivery of all meat official controls work carried out by Meat Hygiene Inspectors and Official Veterinarians in slaughterhouses in Scotland.

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Report confirms Food Standards Scotland case for a ‘retail revolution’ to help people in Scotland make healthier choices

Tackling the poor Scottish diet is a priority for Food Standards Scotland (FSS). Particularly given that unless we take action now we risk our children following the same habits and poor diets that have led to current obesity levels of 30%*.

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Survey indicates that levels of campylobacter in UK-produced chicken continue to decrease

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) today published the second set of results from the third year of their survey of campylobacter contamination on fresh chickens at retail.

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Allergy alert - UK

The Biltong Farm recalls its biltong products because of incorrect allergen labelling

The Biltong Farm is recalling all its various flavoured biltong products because they contain celery which is not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to celery.

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Allergy alert - UK

Direct Food Solution Ltd recalls sandwich and baguette products because of incorrect allergen labelling

Direct Food Solution Ltd is recalling its Cheese Mayo Spring Onion sandwiches and Chicken Kebab with Lettuce baguettes because of incorrect soya and barley (gluten) allergen labelling.

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