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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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Food Standards Scotland launches festive food safety campaign

Christmas cooks are being urged to follow simple safety tips when preparing food in the home over the festive season, as part of a new campaign to reduce the number of people contracting food poisoning across Scotland this December.

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Allergy alert - Scotland

Glasgow Sandwich Company recalls products due to undeclared milk and egg

Glasgow Sandwich Company, also known as AAA Foods, has recalled products due to undeclared milk and egg. Glasgow Sandwich Company, also known as AAA Foods, has recalled packets of its Chicken Tikka Mayonnaise / Chicken Sweetcorn Mayonnaise / Tandoori Chicken / Chicken Balti / Peri Peri Chicken sandwiches and wraps because of undeclared allergen information.

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