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

  • 20 February 2017

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

    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
  • 11 February 2017

    Food Standards Scotland understands that Errington Cheese Ltd has commenced sale of certain batches of Corra Linn cheese.

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  • 10 February 2017

    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.

    Allergy Alerts, Food Allergy, Food Safety, Food Standards, Health, Incidents, Labelling, Monitoring, All business, Catering & Retail, Consumers, Information for Health Professionals, Local Authorities, Manufacturers, Media, Older people, Pregnancy & Children, Schools & Education

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