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Salt intakes reducing in Scotland – good progress but still more to do

A Food Standards Scotland (FSS) survey published today (23 March) finds that salt intakes in Scotland have reduced by 13% since 2006. We welcome this reduction and the progress made towards the Scottish Dietary Goal for salt.

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Allergy alert - Scotland

EDMAL Chrzan Tarty Horseradish recalled due to incorrect allergen labelling on the packaging

J & D Foods Ltd is recalling all jars of Chrzan Tarty Horseradish manufactured by Z.P.H. EDMAL because the products contain sulphites, which are not correctly labelled on the packaging.

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Launching the Eatwell Guide – a healthy eating benchmark for Scotland

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) today (17 March 2016) launches the new Eatwell Guide, which replaces the eatwell plate and shows people in Scotland how they can achieve a healthy balanced diet.

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Food alert - Scotland

Bramik Foods Ltd Withdraws its Mango Slices & New Crop Dried Figs

Bramik Foods Ltd is withdrawing its mango slices (100g), new crop dried figs (250g & 375g) because the products contain sulphur dioxide, which is not mentioned on the packaging. This means the products are a possible health risk for anyone with a sensitivity to sulphur dioxide or sulphites.

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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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