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Top food safety tips for students

FSS Scientific Advisor, Dr Laura Evans, shares valuable insights on food safety with top tips for students.

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Food Standards Scotland achieves gold Healthy Working Lives award

From mental health and wellbeing to physical health, exercise and diet, Healthy Working Lives is something we are very passionate about at Food Standards Scotland, so we were delighted with our recent Gold level certification, awarded through Public Health Scotland.

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7 food tips for a safe summer barbecue

FSS Scientific Advisor, Dr Laura Evans, shares her top tips and insight into how to have a safe barbecue this summer.

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How to follow good food safety practices during the Coronavirus pandemic

How often do you think about food? For some, the answer would be - “All the time!”, but on World Food Safety Day, and especially in these unprecedented times, the terms ‘food’ and ‘safety’ take on new relevance.

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Scotland’s National Chef: My healthy eating mission

Winner of BBC’s MasterChef: The Professionals, Gary Maclean, gives us an insight into his goal to improve the nation’s diet

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