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Aldi extends its recall of Roosters Southern Fried Poppin’ Chicken and Roosters Breaded Poppin’ Chicken because of the possible presence of salmonella

Aldi extends its recall of Roosters Southern Fried Poppin’ Chicken and Roosters Breaded Poppin' Chicken because of the possible presence of salmonella

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Food Standards Scotland update on the food and drink environment

Food Standards Scotland’s updated Situation Report – The Scottish Diet: It Needs to Change 2020 highlights the ongoing challenge for people in Scotland to have a healthier diet, including new exploration of the out of home environment, such as food bought ‘on the go’, and from deliveries and takeaways.

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Food Standards Scotland Chair, Ross Finnie, pays tribute to George Brechin OBE

At today’s Board Meeting (Wednesday 21 October 2020) Food Standards Scotland (FSS) Chair, Ross Finnie, paid tribute to colleague and FSS non-executive director, George Brechin OBE, who died last Saturday morning after a short illness.

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FSS issues precautionary advice on cooking processed chicken products following link to UK cases of salmonella

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) and Public Health Scotland (PHS) are reminding consumers to take care when handling and cooking chicken products at home.

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Allergy alert - UK

Waitrose & Partners recalls No.1 Dominican Republic Milk Chocolate 49% because of undeclared allergens

Waitrose & Partners recalls No.1 Dominican Republic Milk Chocolate 49% because of undeclared allergens

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