Tag: Food Standards Scotland

There have been warnings over the dangers of over-exposure to glycerol found in slush-ice drinks.

Retailers ‘behave responsibly on slushie sales’

Convenience channel bosses have spoken out to allay fears of irresponsible sales of slushies to youngsters following warnings of health dangers.
a food standards Scotland employee hands a leaflet to a customer

Boosting food safety with Food Standards Scotland

Food Standards Scotland has teamed up with Morrisons and Scotmid to help prevent the misery caused to Scots consumers by food poisoning.
FSS Menucal Chicken Shwarma

Don’t get caught out by new labelling laws, use MenuCal to track your ingredients

With the rise of the ‘conscious consumer’, it is now more important than ever for customers to know exactly what is in their food and identify potential allergen hazards.
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Health site from FSS

FOOD Standards Scotland launched a new online guide as part of its healthy eating campaign.
An Assortment of sandwiches on Tesco Shelf

Allergen law going live

NEW regulations governing food labelling in Scotland will come into force on 1 October.
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Standards agency adds three

FOOD Standards Scotland has made three new appointments to its board.
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Calling time on HFSS ads

UK Government unveils new obesity strategy

Food crime in the spotlight

FOOD and drink industry groups have come together to back a new unit aimed at tackling food crime.

Restrictions called for in obesity fight

Groups pressure First Minister to act in autumn .

Health policy to hit food to go

Paper from FSS puts food to go in the spotlight with proposed restrictions

Government plans include promo ban

ScotGov targets ‘unhealthy promotions’ in obesity strategy THE Scottish Government has revealed it intends to restrict the promotion of products high in fat, sugar or...
Attendees at the most recent Cross Party Group of Independent Convenience Stores

Fighting the war on sugar head on

Health concerns can’t kill confectionery

Reformulation on the agenda

FOOD Standards Scotland (FSS) has reiterated its call for brands to engage in calorie-cutting reformulations.

Egg scare rattles buyers’ cages

SUPERMARKETS have come under attack for their buying policies after eggs contaminated with the insecticide Fipronil were brought into the UK from the Netherlands.

Scots bottom for buying veg

NEW figures show British consumers buy just over a third of the vegetables they should, with Scottish shoppers buying the least. According to Government guidance...

Scottish food is under fire

FSS takes aim at ‘unhealthy’ options SCOTLAND’S food industry could be facing increased regulation in future, if recent recommendations from Food Standards Scotland (FSS) are...