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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.

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Food Standards Scotland issues warning on the dangers of DNP

Food Standards Scotland’s Scottish Food Crime & Incidents Unit has seized a quantity of powder believed to be the potentially deadly substance DNP.

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Alice Cairns Butchers Limited recalls various meat products

Alice Cairns Butchers Limited is recalling various meat products because they contain soya which is not mentioned on the label.

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Campylobacter levels remain steady across the UK

The top 9 UK retailers have published their latest campylobacter testing results showing that the levels of contamination remain low.

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Food Standards Scotland and the Food Standards Agency Update on the UK-wide Review into Meat Cutting Plants and Cold Stores

Phase One of the UK-wide review into meat cutting plants and cold stores launched by Food Standards Scotland (FSS) and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in March is now complete.

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Upsizing habit could lead to upsized waistlines says Food Standards Scotland as it launches a new healthy eating campaign

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) is launching a new marketing campaign today, 1 June, to encourage people in Scotland to say ‘no to upsizing’ more often, as new research reveals that a quarter (23%) of Scots regularly upsize food and drink when eating out of the home - in restaurants, cafes, shops and takeaways.

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