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Food Standards Scotland and the Food Standards Agency Boards respond positively to the UK-wide meat review

The Boards of the UK’s two food regulators held their first joint meeting today, 17 October 2018, in Edinburgh following the publication of the Review which makes recommendations aimed at improving compliance and assurance in the UK meat processing industry.

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Review of UK meat processing identifies improvements

The UK’s two food regulators today published a draft Review with a series of recommendations for the meat industry and the regulators themselves aimed at improving compliance and assurance in the meat processing industry.

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Campylobacter levels remain steady in UK-produced chickens

Today (13 September 2018) the major UK retailers have published* their latest campylobacter testing results, which shows that contamination in UK-produced chickens remains steady.

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Survey of antimicrobial resistance bacteria in chicken and pork published today

The results of a survey commissioned by Food Standards Scotland and Food Standards Agency to show the amount of antimicrobial resistant (AMR) bacteria in fresh pork mince, and fresh and frozen chicken have been published today.

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FSS Board Meeting - 22nd August

The next Board meeting will be held at our Food Standards Scotland offices in Aberdeen: Pilgrim House, Old Ford Road, Aberdeen, AB11 5RL on 22nd August 2018. The meeting will begin at 10.30 am and run until approximately 14:30 pm.

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