Scientists & Researchers

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.

All of our decisions are based on evidence. We support and use relevant research and ensure that our policy decisions allow consumers to make informed choices.

Our current research in nutrition and food safety

More on foodborne illness

Applying for research contracts

We will advertise all opportunities to apply for Food Standards Scotland contracts on the Public Contracts Scotland website. If you wish to see the opportunities, it is recommended that you sign-up to Public Contracts Scotland.

Search our research reports

You can search or browse our publications database for all of our previously published reports, as FSS and Food Standards Agency in Scotland.

Guidance and Information


Publications & Resources