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’.
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Figures from the Food Standard Agency's Annual Report and Accounts include foodborne illness estimations, hygiene compliance rates, public attitudes and more....
Types of bacteria are circumventing plant defences, causing an increased risk of foodborne illnesses, researchers have warned.
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.
LactoScope accurately tests raw, standardised and processed milks, whey, cream and other dairy products.
With increased awareness of fraudulent food practices that affect businesses and consumers to varying degrees, comes a need to tackle them before they cause serious harm. New Food hears from two experts about new industry measures that aim to encourage whistleblowers to report without fear of consequence.