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Food Standards Scotland appoints Julie Hesketh-Laird as Strategy Director

Food Standards Scotland has announced the appointment of Julie Hesketh-Laird as Strategy Director.

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Food Standards Scotland reminds people in Scotland of the importance of handwashing to prevent foodborne illness

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) is highlighting the importance of essential, thorough handwashing to prevent food poisoning, after a new survey revealed less than a third (29%) of people always use soap or hand wash and water when they are at home.

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Food Standards Scotland food and drink retail report adds to evidence base for improvements

Food Standards Scotland has published its latest report on food and drink retail purchase in Scotland between 2014 and 2018.

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Food Standards Scotland responds to UK Government Internal Market White Paper

Food Standards Scotland has today (Thursday, August 13) made public its response to the UK Government’s Internal Market White Paper proposals.

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Views welcome to improve front of pack nutrition labelling

Food Standards Scotland is seeking feedback from consumers, health professionals and the food and drink industry as part of a UK-wide consultation on front of pack nutrition labelling (FOPNL).

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