Will Munro from Food Standards Scotland and Silvia Gratz from The Rowett Institute present a review of a workshop held in 2018, which aimed to capture views from different stakeholders on the current state of mycotoxin monitoring in Scotland and beyond, and identify potential areas of concern.
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A group providing outside perspective to the joint review by the Food Standards Agency and Food Standards Scotland has met for the first time.
Two weeks on from its first ever conference, Heather Kelman of Food Standards Scotland (FSS) writes about the state of sugar consumption in the country, what has been done to tackle it and what role the FSS will play.
21 February 2018 | By
In the wake of a handful of highly-publicised concerns over food hygiene practices at meat processing plants, the FSA, FSS and meat industry figures have released a joint statement.
In light of the Fipronil in eggs investigation ongoing across Europe, Food Standards Scotland offers its reaction to the challenges we face.
Scotland’s food body is giving advice to farmers to help prevent lead poisoning in their livestock.
29 March 2017 | By Food Standards Scotland
Food Standards Scotland fully supports report that concludes that Dunsyre Blue cheese was the source of the E. coli O157 outbreak
15 November 2016 | By New Food
FSS issues a revised statement for local authorities updating that of 15 September 2016 in relation to cheese products produced by Errington Cheese Ltd...
14 November 2016 | By New Food
It is thought that at least 50% of alcohol sold in Scotland doesn’t meet the impending minimum price legislation...
7 September 2016 | By Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has been part of a multi-agency Incident Management Team (IMT), chaired by Health Protection Scotland, which has been investigating an outbreak of E.coli O157 in Scotland...
5 September 2016 | By Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has launched a thought-provoking healthy eating campaign aimed at encouraging people in Scotland to reduce obesity and the number of unhealthy snacks we eat...
23 May 2016 | By Victoria White, Digital Content Producer
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has announced that it has appointed Professor Norval Strachan as its first Chief Scientific Adviser...
23 March 2016 | By Victoria White
However, FSS says that intakes are still 30% higher than the recommended 6g per day, with two-thirds of adults in Scotland still eating too much salt...