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Helping consumers and businesses make better, greener choices

In the second of our post-COP26 conference blogs, FSS’ Chief Scientific Advisor Prof David Gally discusses how climate change is already changing consumer behaviour, presenting both risks and opportunities for the food industry.

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Counterfeit alcohol can seriously damage your health, warn standards agencies

Shoppers are being warned of the serious health risks of drinking counterfeit alcohol this festive season, and being urged to look out for some obvious signs that products aren’t what they might seem.

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Advice to reptile owners following withdrawal and recall of frozen mice used as food for pets linked to Salmonella outbreak in people

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) is issuing further instructions to reptile owners, following an outbreak of human salmonellosis linked to frozen mice used to feed snakes and other animals and birds.

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Campaign highlights food safety over Christmas

Food Standards Scotland produces festive ‘checklist’ to avoid food poisoning

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Vitamin sunshine

Gordon Brownlie enjoys some evening ‘sunshine’ on Buchanan Street, courtesy of Food Standards Scotland’s (FSS) ‘Vitamin D Orb’.

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