News & Alerts
Search through all of Food Standards Scotland’s news and events items, including food alerts such as product recalls.
Food Standards Scotland calls for urgent action on eating out in Scotland
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) today (19 October 2016) published its latest diet and nutrition paper ‘Diet and nutrition: update on setting the direction for the Scottish diet’, which highlights the need for urgent action to improve food and drink eaten outside the home for both adults and children in Scotland.
Food Standards Scotland response to the Soft Drinks Industry levy
Food Standards Scotland acknowledges the soft drinks industry levy (SDIL) as a welcome measure that may drive further reformulation of soft drinks.
Connage Highland Dairy recalls Organic Smoked Dunlop Cheese as a precautionary measure
Connage Highland Dairy is recalling unpasteurised (raw milk) Organic Smoked Dunlop Cheese as a precautionary measure after product testing detected E. coli O157 in a batch of unpasteurised Dunlop cheese not yet on the market.
Food Standards Scotland - E. coli outbreak
As of 5 September 2016, the Incident Management Team investigating the E. coli outbreak linked to certain batches of Dunsyre Blue cheese declared the outbreak to be over and in accordance with procedure, has stood down.
Food Standards Scotland issues a Food Alert For Action (FAFA) for batch G14 of Lanark White cheese
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has today (10 September 2016) issued a FAFA to Heads of Environmental Health Services at Scottish local authorities with immediate instructions to withdraw from sale Batch G14 of Lanark White ewe milk cheese currently in distribution and to withhold from sale any cheese from this batch not yet on the market, as this product contains E.coli O157 bacteria, and is a potential risk to consumers’ health.