Food crime and incidents

SFCIU is the dedicated incidents, investigations and intelligence gathering arm of Food Standard Scotland.

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Food incidents

A food incident is where concerns about actual or suspected threats to the safety or quality of food requires intervention to protect consumers.

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Food crime

Food crime can involve selling food or drink that has been tampered with, or using cheaper ingredients than the ones listed on the label.

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Illegal and counterfeit alcohol

Drinking fake alcohol can have serious health consequences.