Manufacturers

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.

Food Standards Scotland provides guidance and information for food manufacturers.

We have developed a free online tool to help smoked fish producers manage the risk of Listeria contamination.

Small and Medium Enterprise

There are a number of resources which can help small manufacturing businesses with food safety management and food hygiene regulation.

MyHACCP [external site] can guide you through the process of developing a food safety management system based on Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) principles. The free web tool will help you develop a food safety management system that demonstrates how your business identifies and controls hazards that may occur during your manufacturing processes.

A food incident occurs when there are concerns about the safety or quality of food. If you have concerns, you can:

Report an incident

Guidance and Information

News

  • 29 March 2017

    Food Standards Scotland, as a member of the Incident Management Team involved in producing the report issued by Health Protection Scotland today (29 March), fully supports the report’s findings.

    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, Information for Manufacturers, Media, Older people, Pregnancy & Children, Schools & Education, Scientists & Researchers
  • 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, Information for Manufacturers, Media, Older people, Pregnancy & Children, Schools & Education, Scientists & Researchers
  • 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, Health Professionals, Local Authorities, Information for Manufacturers, Media, Scientists & Researchers

Publications & Resources

  • March 2017

    The latest Food Standard’s Scotland (FSS) Board meeting was held yesterday where the Board discussed a range of items across FSS’s remit.

    Publications, Board, Corporate, Food Standards, All business, Catering & Retail, Consumers, Farming & Primary Production, Health Professionals, Local Authorities, Information for Manufacturers, Media, Schools & Education, Scientists & Researchers
  • March 2017
    Forms, Approvals, Food Safety, Food Standards, Meat & Livestock, All business, Local Authorities, Information for Manufacturers
  • 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.

    The meeting will cover:

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