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£19.2 million for cross-government surveillance project to protect public health

Food Standards Scotland is to be part of a UK-wide pilot scheme, funded by the UK Treasury under the Shared Outcomes fund, to adopt a ‘One Health’ approach to the surveillance of foodborne pathogens and antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

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Update from Food Standards Scotland (FSS) and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) following the rise in cases of feline pancytopenia

This update follows on from our previous publication (01 July 2021) on Advice to cat owners following the rise in cases of feline pancytopenia.

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Food Standards Scotland issues response to the launch of the National Food Strategy

Food Standards Scotland, Chair, Ross Finnie, has commented on the National Food Strategy published today (Thursday, July 15th).

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Seven simple tips to host a great barbeque this summer

With many of us meeting up with friends and family this summer, FSS Scientific Advisor, Dr Laura Evans, shares her top tips and insight into how to have a safe barbecue.

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FSS and FSA risk analysis and regulated products register published

A new register and public record for risk analysis issues and regulated products applications currently under review in the UK has been published today (Tuesday, July 6th).

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