A new law is set to come into force in Scotland later this year which will make allergen information on certain products compulsory.
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Mark Willis, Head of Contaminants and Residues Branch, FSA, outlines some FAQs around the new regulated products process following the end of the Brexit transition period.
The FSS has released Covid inspection advice and warns businesses that action will be "stronger" for those without sufficient safety measures in place.
Risk analysis and UK authorisation of substances in food and feed – what you need to know for January 2021
Phil Flaherty, Head of Risk Analysis and Trade Policy Unit, FSA, offers clarity on soon to come changes related to risk analysis and UK authorisation of substances in food and feed.
While most of Scotland’s food industry remains legitimate, Food Standards Scotland has noted that there are a small minority of individuals ‘willing to cut corners and take advantage of the pandemic’.
Food Standards Scotland (FSS) is highlighting the risks of lead sources on farms, after reports to its Scottish Food Crime and Incidents Unit (SFCIU) in the last three months have already surpassed the whole of the last recording year.
Tina Potter, Head of Incidents at the Food Standards Agency (FSA), tells New Food how food businesses in the UK should be complying to regulatory standards that not only protect the health of consumers, but can prevent cases from ever occurring.
Food Standards Scotland has said it is collaborating with numerous Scottish businesses to raise awareness of food crime.
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.
A group providing outside perspective to the joint review by the Food Standards Agency and Food Standards Scotland has met for the first time.