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Precautionary advice on cooking frozen vegetables following Europe-wide listeriosis outbreak

The Food Standards Agency, Food Standards Scotland, Public Health England and Health Protection Scotland are reminding people that most frozen vegetables, including sweetcorn, need to be cooked before eating. This includes if adding them to salads, smoothies or dips.

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Food Standards Scotland Welcomes Scotland’s Diet & Healthy Weight Delivery Plan

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) welcomes the Scottish Government’s broad-ranging Diet & Healthy Weight Delivery Plan, which reflects a number of the measures proposed by FSS in 2016 to tackle Scotland’s poor diet and obesity problem.

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Food Standards Scotland response to analysis undertaken by Cancer Research UK which shows Scotland’s toddlers are eating more than a million sweets a week

There is no single solution to our nation’s long-standing problems with obesity and this research really brings home the scale of the challenge we face in Scotland.

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Food Standards Scotland welcomes Public Health England’s sugar reduction progress report

“Food Standards Scotland welcomes the publication of this important report from Public Health England on its sugar reduction and wider reformulation programme, in which the food industry was challenged to remove 20% of sugar in selected food categories by 2020.

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FSS Response to First Minister’s Meeting with Jamie Oliver Setting Target to Halve Childhood Obesity by 2030

“Food Standards Scotland welcomes the Scottish Government’s commitment to halving childhood obesity in Scotland by 2030, and we will continue to work with the Scottish Government and others to help achieve this objective.

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