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Search through all of Food Standards Scotland’s news and events items, including food alerts such as product recalls.

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Food Standards Scotland’s response to media coverage of Barwhey’s Dairy closure

Food Standards Scotland is aware of the statement released by Barwhey’s Dairy last week and subsequent media and social media coverage. Food Standards Scotland strongly disagrees with the allegations put forward by Barwhey’s Dairy.

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Food Standards Scotland statement on folic acid

Food Standards Scotland responds to the UK Government’s announcement of its intention to consult on mandatory fortification of white flour with folic acid.

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Rise in cases of Salmonella Typhimurium

Food Standards Scotland, Food Standards Agency, Health Protection Scotland and Public Health England are reminding people to take care when handling raw meat and to cook it properly.

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Food Standards Scotland’s response to Obesity Action Scotland’s ‘Chips to Go’ Study

“Food Standards Scotland welcomes Obesity Action Scotland’s Chips to Go study, which adds to the evidence that portion sizes when we’re eating out can often be too big and can mean we’re eating more calories than we realise or need.

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Precautionary advice on cooking frozen vegetables following Europe-wide listeriosis outbreak

The Food Standards Agency, Food Standards Scotland, Public Health England and Health Protection Scotland are reminding people that most frozen vegetables, including sweetcorn, need to be cooked before eating. This includes if adding them to salads, smoothies or dips.

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