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£19.2 million for cross-government surveillance project to protect public health

Food Standards Scotland is to be part of a UK-wide pilot scheme, funded by the UK Treasury under the Shared Outcomes fund, to adopt a ‘One Health’ approach to the surveillance of foodborne pathogens and antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

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Update from Food Standards Scotland (FSS) and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) following the rise in cases of feline pancytopenia

This update follows on from our previous publication (01 July 2021) on Advice to cat owners following the rise in cases of feline pancytopenia.

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Food Standards Scotland issues response to the launch of the National Food Strategy

Food Standards Scotland, Chair, Ross Finnie, has commented on the National Food Strategy published today (Thursday, July 15th).

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FSS and FSA risk analysis and regulated products register published

A new register and public record for risk analysis issues and regulated products applications currently under review in the UK has been published today (Tuesday, July 6th).

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Update from Food Standards Scotland, The Food Standards Agency, Food and Defra following the rise in cases of feline pancytopenia in the UK

Food Standards Scotland, The Food Standards Agency (FSA), The Royal Veterinary College (RVC), The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra), the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA), local authorities and the pet food supply chain are all continuing to take the situation extremely seriously and all potential causes of feline pancytopenia are being investigated.

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