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Update: Advice to cat owners following rise in cases of feline pancytopenia

Additional batches have been added to a list of cat food products that the Food Standards Agency, Food Standards Scotland and Defra are advising cat owners not to feed their cats.

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Update: Food agencies advising consumers not to eat specific melons which may be contaminated with salmonella

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has joined the Food Standards Agency (FSA) in England and Wales in advising consumers not to eat specific melons which may be contaminated with salmonella.

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Food alert - UK

Update 1: Fold Hill Foods recall several cat food products because of safety concerns

Update 1: Fold Hill Foods recall several cat food products because of safety concerns

Continue reading Update 1: Fold Hill Foods recall several cat food products because of safety concerns

Food alert - UK

Fold Hill Foods recall several cat food products because of safety concerns

Fold Hill Foods recall several cat food products because of safety concerns

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New report addresses knowledge gaps in microbial quality of beef mince sold in Scotland

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has published a new report (A Microbial Survey of Minced Beef at Retail in Scotland) designed to address knowledge gaps around the microbial quality of beef mince sold in Scotland.

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