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News & Alerts

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

Food alert - UK

AKM Foods Limited recalls Zaiqa GoGo Pan Masala Mouth Freshener because it contains Rhodamine B

AKM Foods Limited is recalling Zaiqa GoGo Pan Masala Mouth Freshener because it contains an illegal dye Rhodamine B which is a health risk.

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Food Standards Scotland meets the Scottish meat Industry to discuss food safety issues

Following the meeting between Food Standards Scotland (FSS), the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and members of the UK meat industry last week, FSS met with further Scottish meat industry representatives at its offices in Aberdeen.

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FSS Response to Cochrane Review of Nutrition Labelling on Menus

Geoff Ogle, Chief Executive at Food Standards Scotland said: “We welcome this Cochrane review, which suggests that including calories on menus could reduce a person’s calorie intake by an average of 8%.

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Allergy alert - UK

DSAM Consulting S.A. is recalling its Hellenic Grocery Handmade Loukoumi 200g because of undeclared pistachio

DSAM Consulting S.A. is recalling its Hellenic Grocery Handmade Loukoumi (Greek Turkish Delight) because it contains pistachio nut fragments which are not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to pistachio nuts. The product is sold in Marks and Spencer stores.

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Food Standards Scotland update shows little improvement in the Scottish diet

Food Standards Scotland launched two new reports today highlighting the huge challenge for people in Scotland to have a healthier diet and reduce their risk of diet related diseases.

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