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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.

Food alert - UK

Waitrose recalls Waitrose New York Cheesecake because it may contain strands of plastic

Waitrose is recalling Waitrose New York Cheesecake because it may contain very thin strands of plastic, which makes this product unsafe to eat.

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Industry-wide review launched into meat processing plants across the UK

The Food Standards Agency and Food Standards Scotland are today publishing details of a major review into the sites where meat products are processed and stored in the UK.

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Food alert - UK

AKM Foods Limited recalls Zaiqa GoGo Pan Masala Mouth Freshener because it contains Rhodamine B

AKM Foods Limited is recalling Zaiqa GoGo Pan Masala Mouth Freshener because it contains an illegal dye Rhodamine B which is a health risk.

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Food Standards Scotland meets the Scottish meat Industry to discuss food safety issues

Following the meeting between Food Standards Scotland (FSS), the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and members of the UK meat industry last week, FSS met with further Scottish meat industry representatives at its offices in Aberdeen.

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FSS Response to Cochrane Review of Nutrition Labelling on Menus

Geoff Ogle, Chief Executive at Food Standards Scotland said: “We welcome this Cochrane review, which suggests that including calories on menus could reduce a person’s calorie intake by an average of 8%.

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