News & Events

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

Food Alerts

Allergy Alert - 17 Feb 2017 - Heatons recalls a consignment of...
Allergy Alert - 16 Feb 2017 - Poundstretcher recalls Chocolate Crème...
Food Alert - 09 Feb 2017 - Sainsbury’s recalls stir fry products...
Food Alert - 07 Feb 2017 - Great Northern Sandwich Co recalls six...
Allergy Alert - 04 Feb 2017 - Flynn's Fine Foods recalls...
Food Alert - 31 Jan 2017 - Co-op recalls its Hollow Milk Chocolate...
Allergy Alert - 31 Jan 2017 - Little Dish recalls Pasta Bolognese...
Allergy Alert - 31 Jan 2017 - ASDA recalls Little Dish Pasta...
Allergy Alert - 27 Jan 2017 - Co-op recalls Southern Fried Chicken...
Allergy Alert - 27 Jan 2017 - New Covent Garden Soup Co. recalls...
Food Alert - 25 Jan 2017 - Waitrose recalls Hearty Minestrone Soup...
Food Alert - 20 Jan 2017 - Clayton Park recalls Twin Packed Cream...
Allergy Alert - 20 Jan 2017 - B&M recalls Mini Cream 10 Pack...
Food Alert - 19 Jan 2017 - Thorntons recalls Hollow Milk Chocolate...
Allergy Alert - 17 Jan 2017 - Windmill Organics recalls Pro Fusion...
Allergy Alert - 16 Jan 2017 - Tesco recalls two batch codes of its...
Food Alert - 13 Jan 2017 - Consumers warned about frozen meat and...
Food Alert - 13 Jan 2017 - Consumers warned about frozen meat and...
Allergy Alert - 12 Jan 2017 - Morrisons recalls batches of Morrisons...
Allergy Alert - 05 Jan 2017 - Pepsico recalls Doritos Lightly Salted...
Allergy Alert - 03 Jan 2017 - Booths recalls Free Range Egg...
Food Alert - 30 Dec 2016 - Spar is recalling its Egg Mayonnaise...
Allergy Alert - 30 Dec 2016 - Sainsbury’s recalls by Sainsbury’s...
Allergy Alert - 23 Dec 2016 - Lenny and Larry’s Complete Cookie...
Food Alert - 23 Dec 2016 - Co-op is recalling its Hollow Milk...
Food Alert - 22 Dec 2016 - Consumers warned about pork products...
Food Alert - 22 Dec 2016 - Consumers warned about pork products...
Food Alert - 17 Dec 2016 - Lidl UK recalls Kania Gravy Granules...
Food Alert - 14 Dec 2016 - Nisa recalls Heritage Fresh Salad -...
Allergy Alert - 14 Dec 2016 - Delphi Food Products Ltd recalls four...
Allergy Alert - 13 Dec 2016 - The Co-op recalls its Irresistible...
Food Alert - 09 Dec 2016 - Source Foods is recalling its range of...
Food Alert - 09 Dec 2016 - Alivini recalls Italcarciofi Friarielli...
Food Alert - 08 Dec 2016 - Monolith UK Ltd is recalling its...
Food Alert - 08 Dec 2016 - Monolith UK Ltd is recalling its...
Allergy Alert - 07 Dec 2016 - Boost and Boom recalls energy bars...
Allergy Alert - 02 Dec 2016 - ASDA Main for 2 Vegetable Balti...
Allergy Alert - 02 Dec 2016 - Undeclared nut in Dr. Oetker Regal Ice...
Allergy Alert - 02 Dec 2016 - ASDA recalls British Beef Sirloin Steak...
Food Alert - 28 Nov 2016 - Natures Menu recalls its ‘Country...
Allergy Alert - 18 Nov 2016 - Pip & Nut recalls Coconut Almond...
Allergy Alert - 16 Nov 2016 - ALDI recalling Chinese Chicken Curry...
Allergy Alert - 01 Nov 2016 - Gower Brewing Ltd is recalling four...
Food Alert - 24 Oct 2016 - Patchwork Pate is recalling fifteen...
Allergy Alert - 21 Oct 2016 - Blacksmith (UK) Ltd recalls a batch of...
Allergy Alert - 21 Oct 2016 - Urja Impex Ltd recalls a batch of Sena...
Allergy Alert - 20 Oct 2016 - Lizzie’s Food Factory recalls a batch...
Food Alert - 19 Oct 2016 - Milegate Ltd recalls Mystry Dried...
Food Alert - 18 Oct 2016 - Kopparberg recalls its Sparkling Rose...
Allergy Alert - 14 Oct 2016 - Mackays Ltd is recalling two condiments...
  • 20 February 2017

    Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has today published a summary of food product recalls or withdrawals between October and December 2016.

    News & Updates, Food Safety, Food Standards, Incidents, All business, Catering & Retail, Consumers, Farming & Primary Production, Health Professionals, Local Authorities, Manufacturers, Media, Scientists & Researchers
  • 17 February 2017

    Food Standards Scotland has today (17 February 2017) issued three shellfish consultations as part of a wider review to ensure effective and sustainable future official controls delivery.

    News & Updates, Fish, Food Safety, Food Standards, Shellfish, All business, Consumers, Farming & Primary Production, Local Authorities, Manufacturers
  • 11 February 2017

    Food Standards Scotland understands that Errington Cheese Ltd has commenced sale of certain batches of Corra Linn cheese.

    Press Release, Dairy, Food Hygiene, Food Poisoning, Food Safety, Food Standards, Health, Incidents, All business, Catering & Retail, Consumers, Farming & Primary Production, Health Professionals, Local Authorities, Manufacturers, Media, Older people, Pregnancy & Children, Schools & Education, Scientists & Researchers
  • 10 February 2017

    Ref: FSS-AA-10-2017  

    Jordan Valley Whole Foods is recalling products because they contain undeclared soya which is not mentioned on the labels. This means the products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to soya.

    Allergy Alerts, Food Allergy, Food Safety, Food Standards, Health, Incidents, Labelling, Monitoring, All business, Catering & Retail, Consumers, Health Professionals, Local Authorities, Manufacturers, Media, Older people, Pregnancy & Children, Schools & Education
  • 10 February 2017

    Jordan Valley Wholefoods has today (10 February) recalled some of its products due to the undeclared presence of soya.

    News & Updates, Food Allergy, Food Safety, Food Standards, Health, Incidents, Regulation, All business, Local Authorities, Manufacturers, Media, Older people, Pregnancy & Children, Schools & Education, Scientists & Researchers
  • 16 Nov

    This event is CPD certified

     

    Guests: Daniel Kleinberg, Head of Health Improvement Division, The Scottish Government; Geoff Ogle, Chief Executive, Food Standards Scotland and David Thomson, Chief Executive Officer, Scottish Food and Drink Federation

    Composition of food, Conference, Food Standards, Health, Healthy Eating, Labelling, Nutrition, Media, Consumers, Local Authorities, Health Professionals
  • 20 Jan

    The meeting will be held at:

    Food Standards Scotland, Pilgrim House, Old Ford Road, Aberdeen, AB11 5RL

    Agendas and papers will be available here in advance of the meeting.

    If you would like to attend the Board meeting, please email board@fss.scot, to let us know.

    Board, Corporate, Scientists & Researchers, Media, Manufacturers, Catering & Retail, Farming & Primary Production, Consumers, Local Authorities, Health Professionals, All business
  • 12 Jan

    Food Standards Scotland is currently developing its Strategy and Strategic Plan for the future, and we are keen to discuss and engage with interested stakeholders on these priorities for 2016 and beyond.

    On Tuesday 12 January 2016, we will be hosting a Stakeholder Forum, at The George Hotel in Edinburgh from 10.30am to 1.30pm, where we encourage you and others who are interested in the priorities and work carried out by FSS, and who may have some thoughts on our future direction, to attend. 

    Corporate, Scientists & Researchers, Media, Manufacturers, Consumers, Local Authorities, Health Professionals, All business
  • 11 Nov to 12 Nov

    At the 50+ Show at the SECC in Glasgow, FSS will host an informative stand, with a chance to learn more about our key food safety, healthy eating and food labelling messages.

    Food Allergy, Food Hygiene, Food Poisoning, Food Safety, Food Standards, Health, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Consumers
  • 14 Oct to 16 Oct

    EFSA has announced the details for the Scientific Conference being organised on the occasion of the World EXPO 2015, which has food as its central theme. Representatives from the scientific and risk assessment community as well as risk managers and risk communicators from in and outside Europe are invited to attend.

    Conference, Food Safety, Food Standards, Scientists & Researchers
  • 23 Sep to 24 Sep

    At the Fresher's Festival in Glasgow's SECC, FSS will host an informative stand, with a chance to learn more about our key food safety, healthy eating and food labelling messages.

    The Fresher's Festival is:

    • The UK’s largest Fresher’s event for all Scottish students aged 16-24 years
    • Free for students to attend
    Food Allergy, Food Hygiene, Food Poisoning, Food Safety, Food Standards, Health, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Scientists & Researchers, Schools & Education, Consumers
  • 17 Sep

     

    Food Chain Career Long Professional Learning Event @ SRUC’s Aberdeen Campus at Craibstone

    (Free CLPL session for practitioners)

    Recommended for: primary and secondary practitioners with responsibilities for sciences, technologies, food & health and business studies planning for learning and transition experiences from second level to senior phase.

    Conference, Food Safety, Food Standards, Healthy Eating, Monitoring, Nutrition, Regulation, Science & Evidence, Schools & Education
  • 16 Sep

    The meeting will be held at:

    Food Standards Scotland, Pilgrim House, Old Ford Road, Aberdeen, AB11 5RL

    Agendas and papers will be available here in advance of the meeting.

    If you would like to attend the Board meeting, please email board@fss.scot, to let us know.

    Board, Corporate, Scientists & Researchers, Media, Manufacturers, Catering & Retail, Farming & Primary Production, Consumers, Local Authorities, Health Professionals, All business
  • 04 Sep to 06 Sep

    The Food and Flower Festival is one of Dundee’s major annual events. At the show, FSS will:

    • Present an interactive stand for children and adults within the food marquee

    • Meet consumers face-to-face in Dundee at a family friendly event aimed at all ages.

    • Promote key messages on food safety, healthy eating and food labelling.

     

    Corporate, Food Poisoning, Food Safety, Food Standards, Health, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Schools & Education, Media, Consumers, Local Authorities, Older people, Pregnancy & Children
  • 18 Jun to 21 Jun

    Food Standards Scotland will be at the Royal Highland Show (18-21 June) to spread the word and urge people to stop washing raw chicken to reduce the risk of contracting Campylobacter poisoning.

    Conference, Food Hygiene, Food Safety, Food Standards, Health, Healthy Eating, Meat & Livestock, Nutrition, Scientists & Researchers, Schools & Education, Media, Manufacturers, Catering & Retail, Farming & Primary Production, Consumers, Local Authorities, Health Professionals, Older people, Pregnancy & Children, All business