News & Events

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

Food Alerts

Food Alert - 24 Mar 2017 - Marks and Spencer recalls Chicken and...
Food Alert - 24 Mar 2017 - Cleone Foods recalls patties because of...
Allergy Alert - 23 Mar 2017 - Homestead Homebakes recalls products...
Food Alert - 22 Mar 2017 - Douglas Willis recalls various meat...
Allergy Alert - 22 Mar 2017 - Craig Foods recalls Slemish assorted...
Allergy Alert - 15 Mar 2017 - SunVit-D3 Limited recalls SunVit-D3...
Allergy Alert - 14 Mar 2017 - Tesco recalls Oriental Kitchen Chicken...
Allergy Alert - 14 Mar 2017 - Lindt & Sprungli recalls two Easter...
Allergy Alert - 14 Mar 2017 - Kernow Chocolate recalls two varieties...
Allergy Alert - 10 Mar 2017 - Best Fresh recalls six of its sandwich...
Allergy Alert - 08 Mar 2017 - Seasalt Cornwall recalls two varieties...
Allergy Alert - 03 Mar 2017 - Tesco recalls all date codes of...
Allergy Alert - 03 Mar 2017 - Zipvit Ltd recalls its ZV Whey Protein...
Allergy Alert - 02 Mar 2017 - Uncle Roy's recalls Natural Bitter...
Food Alert - 02 Mar 2017 - Quorn Foods Ltd is recalling Quorn Meat...
Food Alert - 02 Mar 2017 - Lotus Bakeries UK Ltd recalls Lotus...
Food Alert - 27 Feb 2017 - Pets at Home recalls four dry cat food...
Allergy Alert - 24 Feb 2017 - Waitrose recalls Frozen 2 Breaded...
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 - ASDA recalls Little Dish Pasta...
Allergy Alert - 31 Jan 2017 - Little Dish recalls Pasta Bolognese...
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...
  • 23 March 2017
    •  55% of Scots want to know more about where their food comes from
    •  47% of Scottish consumers are worried the food they buy is not what it states on the packaging
    Press Release, Food Fraud, Food Safety, Food Standards, Health, Consumers, Health Professionals, Media
  • 23 March 2017

    Food Standards Scotland is aware that Errington Cheese Ltd has restarted production of cheese. Errington Cheese Ltd was required by South Lanarkshire Council to revise its food safety management system following the E.coli incident of 2016 because of the serious deficiencies that were identified. 

    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
  • 14 March 2017

    Campylobacter is the biggest cause of food poisoning in Scotland, and research has indicated that 55-75% of cases are associated with chicken.

    News & Updates, Food Hygiene, Food Poisoning, Food Safety, Health, Monitoring, Regulation, Science & Evidence, All business, Catering & Retail, Consumers, Farming & Primary Production, Health Professionals, Media
  • 13 March 2017
    • Half of all Scots know they treat themselves and their children too often with unhealthy snacks  and sugary drinks
    • Giving up two chocolate biscuits and one can of full sugary drink just one day a week over a year could add up to 16,000 fewer calories
    News & Updates, Corporate, Food Standards, Health, Healthy Eating, All business, Consumers, Health Professionals, Media
  • 08 March 2017

    The next Board meeting will be held at our Food Standards Scotland offices in Aberdeen: Pilgrim House, Old Ford Road, Aberdeen, AB11 5RL on 08th March 2017. The meeting will begin at 10.30 am and run until approximately 15.00 pm.

    News & Updates, Board, Food Standards, All business, Consumers
  • 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