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Food Standards Scotland calls on Scots to break unhealthy snacking habits

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) is encouraging people in Scotland to give up unnecessary treats every Tuesday as part of its drive to start breaking Scotland’s unhealthy snacking habits.

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Food Standards Scotland calls for action on food eaten outside of the home

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has today (Wednesday 8 March) announced additional recommendations aimed at improving the Scottish diet, just over a year on from first setting out its ambition for change with a robust set of measures.

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Food alert - UK

Quorn Foods Ltd is recalling Quorn Meat Free Mince because the product may contain small pieces of metal

Quorn Foods Ltd is recalling a batch code of its frozen Meat Free Mince because it may contain small pieces of metal. The affected product was only on sale at Tesco from 27 February 2017 to 1 March 2017. The FSA has issued an updated Product Recall information Notice.

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Food alert - UK

Lotus Bakeries UK Ltd recalls Lotus Biscoff Crunchy Biscuit Spread because the product may contain small pieces of metal

Lotus Bakeries UK Ltd is recalling various batch codes of Lotus Biscoff Crunchy Biscuit Spread because it may contain small pieces of metal. This product was sold at Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Asda, Waitrose, Ocado and Nisa stores. In addition, batch number 7005109 with ‘best before’ date 5 February 2018 has also been sold through East End Foods.

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Allergy alert - Scotland

Uncle Roy’s recalls Natural Bitter Almond Extract because of undeclared nuts

Uncle Roy's is recalling Natural Bitter Almond Extract because it contains nuts which are not mentioned on the label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to nuts.

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