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Search through all of Food Standards Scotland’s news and events items, including food alerts such as product recalls.

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Food Standards Scotland launches ‘Pink Chicken’ BBQ Food Safety Campaign

As temperatures in Scotland rise and more people barbecue and eat food outdoors, Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has today (Friday, 17 June 2016) launched its Summer BBQ food safety campaign: ‘Nothing spoils summer like Pink Chicken’.

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Food Standards Scotland appoints first Chief Scientific Adviser

Scotland’s food body, Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has appointed top academic, Professor Norval Strachan as its first Chief Scientific Adviser.

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UK Campylobacter sampling programme to be reviewed

Campylobacter is the most common cause of food poisoning in the UK and is frequently associated with raw chicken. Food Standards Scotland (FSS) works in partnership with the Food Standards Agency (FSA) to tackle Campylobacter, and has been publishing results from a FSA survey on the amounts of contamination on fresh chickens bought from shops and supermarkets across the UK.

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Salt intakes reducing in Scotland – good progress but still more to do

A Food Standards Scotland (FSS) survey published today (23 March) finds that salt intakes in Scotland have reduced by 13% since 2006. We welcome this reduction and the progress made towards the Scottish Dietary Goal for salt.

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Launching the Eatwell Guide – a healthy eating benchmark for Scotland

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) today (17 March 2016) launches the new Eatwell Guide, which replaces the eatwell plate and shows people in Scotland how they can achieve a healthy balanced diet.

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