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UK ban on all feeder rodent imports from Lithuania used as pet food to reduce spread of Salmonella

Food Standards Scotland has imposed a Scottish ban on all feeder rodent imports from Lithuania used as pet food, after a link was confirmed between a Salmonella outbreak in people and feeder rodents used for reptile food originating from a premises in Lithuania.

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New chair for Food Standards Scotland

Board member Heather Kelman appointed to succeed Ross Finnie.

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Guidance on date labelling by FSS Head of Science Jacqui McElhiney

Food Standards Scotland welcomes initiatives for reducing food waste, but we wouldn’t advise consumers to use the ‘sniff test’ as a general rule for all foods.

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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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