Campaign urges vitamin D supplements during winter
People of all ages should take a daily 10-microgram vitamin D supplement this winter, according to a national marketing campaign being launched by Food Standards Scotland (FSS).
Advice to reptile owners amid UK-wide Salmonella outbreak linked to feeder mice
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) are urging reptile owners who have purchased certain feeder mice for their pets, to take extra precautions to avoid becoming ill with salmonellosis.
Students: cook smart in clean kitchens to stay safe
Scottish students are being advised to be extra vigilant with their kitchen hygiene this year, as they return to campuses for the new term or start courses for the first time, at the country’s 19 universities and 29 colleges.
FSS Board Meeting 15 September 2021
The Food Standards Scotland Board meeting on 15 September 2021 will be held via video conference.
Scottish food businesses urged to provide calorie information
Scottish ‘out of home’ food businesses – including takeaways restaurants and cafes - are being urged to put a stronger focus on calorific content as the industry recovers from the crippling effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.