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Preparing your food business for COVID-19 outbreaks and investigations

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) continues to develop its COVID-19 guidance package for food businesses, which aims to support Scottish Government’s COVID-19 Framework for Decision Making (Scotland’s Route Map through and Out of the Crisis).

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FSS Board Meeting - 18 November

The next Food Standards Scotland Board meeting on 18 November 2020 will be held via video conference.

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Food Standards Scotland outlines ambitious plans to support consumers in Scotland to have healthier diets

Food Standards Scotland has published new plans for its Diet and Nutrition vision for the next five years, to support the strategic ambition for Scotland to have healthier diets.

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Food Standards Scotland update on the food and drink environment

Food Standards Scotland’s updated Situation Report – The Scottish Diet: It Needs to Change 2020 highlights the ongoing challenge for people in Scotland to have a healthier diet, including new exploration of the out of home environment, such as food bought ‘on the go’, and from deliveries and takeaways.

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Food Standards Scotland Chair, Ross Finnie, pays tribute to George Brechin OBE

At today’s Board Meeting (Wednesday 21 October 2020) Food Standards Scotland (FSS) Chair, Ross Finnie, paid tribute to colleague and FSS non-executive director, George Brechin OBE, who died last Saturday morning after a short illness.

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