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Search through all of Food Standards Scotland’s news and events items, including food alerts such as product recalls.

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Advice To Consumers Regarding Certain Blue Cheese Products

Investigations led by Health Protection Scotland (HPS) into an outbreak of E. coli O157 have pointed to a link with particular batches of a blue cheese product.

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Errington Cheese Company Instigates a Precautionary Recall of 2 Batches of Dunsyre Blue Cheese as it May Contain E. coli O157

Errington Cheese Company has instigated a precautionary recall on two batches Dunsyre Blue cheese because they may contain E.coli O157 (VTEC). This type of bacteria can cause food poisoning. If you have bought this product, do not eat it.

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FSS Support for the Eatwell Guide

The Eatwell Guide is based on scientific evidence which has been carefully reviewed by independent experts, without outside influence or bias.

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Food Standards Scotland launches ‘Pink Chicken’ BBQ Food Safety Campaign

As temperatures in Scotland rise and more people barbecue and eat food outdoors, Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has today (Friday, 17 June 2016) launched its Summer BBQ food safety campaign: ‘Nothing spoils summer like Pink Chicken’.

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Food Standards Scotland appoints first Chief Scientific Adviser

Scotland’s food body, Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has appointed top academic, Professor Norval Strachan as its first Chief Scientific Adviser.

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