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Food Standards Scotland (FSS) and Cancer Research UK (CRUK) share objective of reducing obesity

Speaking after Professor Linda Bauld of CRUK had given a presentation to the Board of FSS its Chair Ross Finnie said:

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Food alert - UK

SPAR recalls its SPAR Chicken Tikka Chunks because it may contain small pieces of glass

SPAR is recalling its Tikka Chicken Chunks because it may contain small pieces of glass which could present a safety risk.

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Food alert - UK

William Santus & Co recalls Uncle Joe’s Liquorice & Aniseed Extra Strong Mints as the sweets may contain small pieces of metal

Uncle Joe’s Liquorice & Aniseed Extra Strong Mints 35g tins are being recalled because the sweets may contain small pieces of metal which could represent a safety risk.

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Food Standards Scotland urges farmers to prevent lead poisoning on farms

Scotland’s food body is giving advice to farmers to help prevent lead poisoning in their livestock.

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Allergy alert - UK

Cofresh recalls its Cornflake Mix snack because of packaging error

Cofresh is recalling a batch of Cornflake Mix snack because it has been mis-packed with Cofresh’s Salted Rice Sticks. It contains wheat flour (gluten) not mentioned on the label. The products are a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy or intolerance to wheat flour or gluten. Only products purchased from ASDA or Wm Morrison stores with this batch number are known to be affected.

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