Food Safety

Food Standards Scotland (FSS), the public sector food body for Scotland, launches today, 1 April 2015 and takes over the responsibilities previously carried out in Scotland by the Food Standards Agency with an increased role in regards to healthy eating.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has today published a summary of food product recalls or withdrawals between October and December 2016.

Over this three month period, 41 food notices were issued including 17 related to allergies. This publication explains the details of the incident, the level of risk to consumers and what action we, industry and/or local authorities took.

Monday, February 20, 2017
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February 2017
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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.

Shellfish is a growing sector in Scotland and our comprehensive review of shellfish controls will help maintain Scotland’s reputation as a producer of safe food and ensure public health protection.

Friday, February 17, 2017
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Food Standards Scotland understands that Errington Cheese Ltd has commenced sale of certain batches of Corra Linn cheese.

The food alert for action notice, advising local authorities not to allow Corra Linn, Dunsyre Blue, Lanark Blue, Lanark White, Maisie’s Kebbuck, Dunsyre Baby and Sir Lancelot cheeses to be placed on the market, remains in place to protect consumers. Food Standards Scotland’s advice remains that these cheeses should not be eaten.

Saturday, February 11, 2017
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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.

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Friday, February 10, 2017
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