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Update: Lidl GB recalls Starovice Czech Lager 5.0% because of undeclared sulphur dioxide

Update: Lidl GB recalls Starovice Czech Lager 5.0% because of undeclared sulphur dioxide

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Smoked Fish and Fresh Produce: Food Standards Scotland has published two updated tools to help food businesses make safer food

Food Standards Scotland has published two updated online tools, one to help fresh produce growers assess their produce growing practices; the other to help smoked fish manufacturers assess their fish smoking practices.

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Be aware of food allergies before you fire up the barbecue

For people living with food allergies, eating out or being invited as a guest for dinner can be a stressful experience.

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UPDATE – FSS and FSA provide consumer guidance as more fully refined oils may be used as ingredient substitutions

As the UK’s supply of sunflower oil continues to be severely impacted by the conflict in Ukraine, further information is being issued to consumers and retailers about oil substitutions and product labelling.

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Cranswick Country Foods recalls several products containing chicken because salmonella has been found

Cranswick Country Foods recalls several products containing chicken because salmonella has been found

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