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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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FSS Statement regarding Errington Cheese Ltd

Food Standards Scotland is aware of ongoing commentary around the Errington Cheese Ltd case. Food Standards Scotland is – rightly – publically accountable, and accountable to Parliament.

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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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Food Standards Scotland Welcomes Scotland’s Diet & Healthy Weight Delivery Plan

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) welcomes the Scottish Government’s broad-ranging Diet & Healthy Weight Delivery Plan, which reflects a number of the measures proposed by FSS in 2016 to tackle Scotland’s poor diet and obesity problem.

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Food Standards Scotland response to analysis undertaken by Cancer Research UK which shows Scotland’s toddlers are eating more than a million sweets a week

There is no single solution to our nation’s long-standing problems with obesity and this research really brings home the scale of the challenge we face in Scotland.

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