New research improves understanding of campylobacter infection in Scotland
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has published new research on campylobacter - the most common cause of bacterial food poisoning in Scotland - which provides important new evidence on those at greater risk of infection and severe illness, and the estimated healthcare cost of infection.
New campaign to encourage young people to talk about food allergies
Our new campaign, supported by Allergy UK and Young Scot, launches today (27 February). The campaign encourages young people with food allergies across Scotland to discuss their food allergies with friends, and when they’re eating out and about, and to remember their allergy pen if they need one.
FSS Board Meeting - 19 February
The next Board meeting will be held at our Food Standards Scotland offices in Aberdeen, Pilgrim House, Old Ford Road, Aberdeen, AB11 5RL on 19 February 2020
Food Standards Scotland collaborates with Scottish businesses to tackle food crime
Food Standards Scotland has announced 17 food and drink industry partners have pledged to support its Scottish Food Crime and Incidents Unit (SFCIU) so far, in raising awareness of food crime and how to report it.
New EU Official Controls
New EU official control regulations come into force across the UK on 14 December 2019.