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.
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.
On World Food Safety Day, Food Standards Scotland highlights food poisoning risk from undercooked chicken
On the first ever World Food Safety Day (7 June 2019), Food Standards Scotland (FSS) is reminding Scots they can avoid picking up food poisoning at home by thoroughly cooking chicken and following good hygiene when handling raw poultry.
Food Standards Scotland recommends improved allergen labelling
Food Standards Scotland has today (Wednesday 15 May) recommended improved allergen information on pre-packed foods for direct sale, for example foods such as sandwiches and salads which are made and packaged on the same premises where they are sold.
FSS Board Meeting - 15 May
The next Board meeting will be held at our Food Standards Scotland offices in Aberdeen, Pilgrim House, Old Ford Road, Aberdeen, AB11 5RL on 15th May 2019.