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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 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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FSS Response to Soft Drinks Industry Levy

“The soft drinks industry levy comes into effect today. We welcome this measure and the positive steps industry has already taken by reformulating some soft drinks products so they contain less sugar.

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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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