Media

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.

FSS’s communications and marketing team is here to engage and communicate so that the Scottish public has the information needed to make informed choices when it comes to food.

For media enquiries, please contact pressoffice@fss.scot

Our press enquiries number changes with our on-call rota:

07788396323

You can search or browse our news stories and press releases

 

Guidance and Information

News

  • 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, Manufacturers, Information for Media, Older people, Pregnancy & Children, Schools & Education, Scientists & Researchers
  • 23 March 2017
    •  55% of Scots want to know more about where their food comes from
    •  47% of Scottish consumers are worried the food they buy is not what it states on the packaging
    Press Release, Food Fraud, Food Safety, Food Standards, Health, Consumers, Health Professionals, Information for Media
  • 14 March 2017

    Campylobacter is the biggest cause of food poisoning in Scotland, and research has indicated that 55-75% of cases are associated with chicken.

    News & Updates, Food Hygiene, Food Poisoning, Food Safety, Health, Monitoring, Regulation, Science & Evidence, All business, Catering & Retail, Consumers, Farming & Primary Production, Health Professionals, Information for Media

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, Manufacturers, Information for Media, Schools & Education, Scientists & Researchers
  • 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, Manufacturers, Information for Media, Scientists & Researchers
  • February 2017
    Publications, Food Poisoning, Food Safety, Food Standards, Incidents, All business, Catering & Retail, Consumers, Farming & Primary Production, Health Professionals, Local Authorities, Manufacturers, Information for Media, Older people, Pregnancy & Children, Scientists & Researchers