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Ross Finnie welcomes delegates to the Global Conference for Food Safety Regulation and Sustainability

Speech by Ross Finnie, Chair of Food Standards Scotland, to welcome delegates to the Global Conference for Food Safety Regulation and Sustainability. The conference took palce on 10 November, and was timed to coincide with COP26.

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Food Standards Scotland responds to the UK Government’s Healthier Lives Policy

Ross Finnie, Chair of Food Standards Scotland, responds

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COVID-19 Statement - Food Standards Scotland, Food Standards Agency and representatives of the UK Meat Industry

On Thursday (9 April), Food Standards Scotland, the Food Standards Agency and leaders of the UK’s meat industry, large and small, held a constructive meeting to keep track of our combined responses to the challenges created by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Response to the Food Standards Agency’s research on foodborne illness and norovirus

“The Food Standards Agency’s (FSA’s) comprehensive study on the latest estimates of foodborne illness in the UK highlights that food is a more important source for certain bugs, such as norovirus, than we had previously thought.

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Food Standards Scotland response to the Chief Medical Officers report on Childhood Obesity

Food Standards Scotland responds to the Chief Medical Officer’s report on Childhood Obesity

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