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Food Standards Scotland publishes first British Sign Language (BSL) plan

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has published its first British Sign Language (BSL) Plan 2021-2024, setting out how the organisation aims to improve accessibility of information, advice and services for BSL users.

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Agencies reiterating advice on the cooking of frozen raw breaded chicken products following link to rising cases of Salmonella

Food Standards Scotland (FSS), Health Protection Scotland (HPS) and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) have issued a further warning on the handling and cooking frozen raw breaded chicken products such as nuggets, goujons, dippers, poppers and kievs.

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Improved allergen labelling becomes law to protect consumers in Scotland

New legislation, which will require food businesses in Scotland to include the product name and full ingredients, including allergen information on pre-packed for direct sale (PPDS) foods has been laid in Parliament today (11 February 2021).

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FSS Board Meeting - 17 February 2021

The Food Standards Scotland Board meeting on 17 February 2021 will be held via video conference.

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Report shows lockdown shift to home cooking but change still needed

We have published a new report revealing the impact of COVID-19 on food and drink retail purchasing in Scotland between January and July 2020.

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