For safe food and healthy eating
Eat Well, Your Way
Report a 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.
Food crime involves serious and intentional dishonesty that impacts the safety or authenticity of food, drink or animal feed. The techniques used in food crime are:
As a consumer, you can play a part along with food businesses and industry, regulators and law enforcement, in ensuring food in Scotland is safe and authentic.
If you suspect a food crime has taken place, you can report this to us completely anonymously. You can contact us by:
Find out more about our food crime strategy in Scotland and our priorities for 2020/21.
Find out more about food crime and how to report it.
How to support our campaign
Help us prevent food crime.
A food incident occurs when there are concerns about threats to the safety or quality of food and/or feed.