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Food Standards Scotland Senior Communications Manager becomes 9th Chartered Practitioner in Scotland

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) Senior Communications Manager, Maria Tocher has become the 9th person in Scotland to achieve Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Chartered Public Relations Practitioner Status.

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Allergy alert - Scotland

See woo cash & carry & see woo restaurant withdraws a number of products due to a packaging error resulting in incorrect allergen information

Packaging error resulting in incorrect allergen information being declared on products. This poses a public health risk to those who are allergic or intolerant to any of the undeclared allergen

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FSS Board to discuss a package of measures to address Scotland’s poor diet

Food Standards Scotland (FSS)’s Board will today (20 January) consider a raft of proposals, including reductions in the promotion, advertising and portion size of certain foods and drinks and consideration of the use of taxation and regulation to improve the Scottish diet.

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Allergy alert - Scotland

Castle confectionery and the Scottish larder withdraws a number of products due to a packaging error resulting in incorrect allergen information

Packaging error resulting in incorrect allergen information being declared on products. This poses a public health risk to those who are allergic to any of the undeclared allergens. Undeclared allergens are Milk, Soya, Wheat Flour, Peanuts and other nuts.

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Allergy alert - Scotland

Batleys recalls Lorne Sausage due to undeclared sulphur dioxide and Wheat

Batleys in Glasgow (29 Kilbirnie Street) recalls their Lorne Sausage because the product contains sulphur dioxide and wheat, which is not mentioned on the product packaging. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide / sulphites and/or an allergy or intolerance of wheat.

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