News & Alerts
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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.
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.
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’.
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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Charcuterie Continental recalls several of its “MacTavish” and “Twechar Fine Foods” products due to a labelling error
Charcuterie Continental has recalled several of its “MacTavish” and its “Twechar Fine Foods” products due to a labelling error. The products were labelled with ‘best before’ dates where they should have been labelled with ‘use by’ dates.