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Search through all of Food Standards Scotland’s news and events items, including food alerts such as product recalls.

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My Other Job

I spend half my time working as Chief Scientific Advisor for Food Standards Scotland (FSS) and the rest of my time working for the University of Aberdeen. How and why is what I do at the University useful in my FSS work?

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Campylobacter: The Facts

In my last blog post I revealed that my main research interest for the past 15 years has been trying to understand how humans become ill from infectious diseases, predominantly the ones that cause food poisoning such as the gastrointestinal pathogens including E. coli O157, campylobacter, cryptosporidium, salmonella, and listeria.

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How a Physicist can become FSS’s Chief Scientific Advisor

Welcome to my second blog. The first was an introduction to me and gave an opportunity to mention some of the things that you could do to improve food safety over Christmas.

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Norval’s Festive Blog

I have a confession to make. This is my first ever blog. I’ve read many of course on various things, from science and food to travel and teaching, but I’ve never written one myself.

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