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FSS Board Meeting - 21 August

The next Food Standards Scotland Board meeting will be held on 21 August 2019. The meeting will begin at 10.30 am and run until approximately 3:30 pm.

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Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) publish Saturated Fats and Health Report

Food Standards Scotland welcomes the report which strengthens the evidence and supports the existing advice that a balanced diet limiting the amount of saturated fat can help to reduce the risk of heart disease.

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Transfer of Official Veterinarians and Meat Hygiene Inspection Function to Food Standards Scotland

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has taken the difficult decision to end its contract with Hallmark Meat Hygiene Ltd. Hallmark supplies Official Veterinarians and Meat Hygiene Inspectors to undertake controls to support Scotland’s important meat, game and poultry industries.

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Update on listeria cases being investigated

Food Standards Scotland and the Food Standards Agency are continuing to investigate foods linked to listeria infections in hospitals.

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Campylobacter levels remain steady

The latest campylobacter testing results (January to March 2019) on contamination in UK-produced fresh whole chickens have been published by the top nine UK food retailers.

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