Health Professionals

Food Standards Scotland is involved all along the food chain to ensure that what ends up on your plate is safe and is what it says it is. We are here to help you make informed choices when it comes to what and where to eat.

Knowing what is in your food and eating a safe, healthy diet are important to you and important to the people you work with. Here, you can access our advice on what a this looks like in practice.

Food safety advice
Healthy eating advice

These pages also have information on food labels - help for individuals with food allergy or intolerance. You can also read more information on what else food labels tell you about what is in your food.

Food allergy information
Food labelling information

You can try out eatwell everyday, our resource to help you put together a week-long healthier eating plan.

If you are eating out, look at the Food Hygiene Information Scheme and Eat Safe- awards for restaurants and shops that have achieved good standards of food hygiene, so you know that your food is safe.

Guidance and Information

News

  • 17 May 2017

    Speaking after Professor Linda Bauld of CRUK had given a presentation to the Board of FSS its Chair Ross Finnie said:

     

    News & Updates, Health, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Consumers, Information for Health Professionals, Media
  • 05 May 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 17th May 2017. The meeting will begin at 10.30 am and run until approximately 15.15 pm.

    The meeting will cover:

    News & Updates, Board, Corporate, Food Standards, All business, Catering & Retail, Consumers, Farming & Primary Production, Information for Health Professionals, Local Authorities, Manufacturers, Media, Scientists & Researchers
  • 19 April 2017

    Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has today published a summary of food product recalls or withdrawals between January to March 2017.

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

Publications & Resources

  • May 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.

    The meeting will cover:

    Publications, Board, Corporate, Food Standards, All business, Catering & Retail, Consumers, Farming & Primary Production, Information for Health Professionals, Local Authorities, Manufacturers, Media, Scientists & Researchers
  • May 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 17th May 2017. The meeting will begin at 10.30 am and run until approximately 15.15 pm.

    The meeting will cover:

    Publications, Board, Corporate, Food Standards, All business, Catering & Retail, Consumers, Farming & Primary Production, Information for Health Professionals, Local Authorities, Manufacturers, Media, Scientists & Researchers
  • May 2017
    Publications, Food Hygiene, Food Poisoning, Food Safety, Food Standards, All business, Catering & Retail, Consumers, Information for Health Professionals, Local Authorities