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.
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.
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.
This poultry inspection trial aimed to explore a modernised official control system which introduced a focused approach to official control verification activity, and root cause analysis of poultry processing, to address food borne pathogens.
Key outcomes are: