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  • 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.

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