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Buying food & eating out

Whether you’re eating out or buying ingredients to make things easier at home, we help make sure the food and drink you buy is safe.

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Food Hygiene Information Scheme

Consumers in Scotland can see how well food businesses in their area have fared in food hygiene inspections.

Eat Safe Awards

The Eat Safe Award provides an incentive to food businesses to strive for food hygiene and food safety management standards beyond those required by law.

Reusable bags and containers

Consumer advice on using reusable shopping bags and containers

Community and charity events

Information and guidance about food safety if you're planning a community or charity event.

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Labelling & Composition Standards

Food Standards Scotland has policy responsibility for food information, food labelling, food standards and nutrition labelling in Scotland.

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Food allergies

Most allergic reactions to food are mild, but some can be very serious. A small amount of the food concerned can trigger a reaction.

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Eat Safe Awards

The Eat Safe Award provides an incentive to food businesses to strive for food hygiene and food safety management standards beyond those required by law.

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Food Hygiene Information Scheme

Consumers in Scotland can see how well food businesses in their area have fared in food hygiene inspections.

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