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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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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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