Food Standards Scotland Board appointed

22 January 2015
The Scottish Minister for Public Health announced on 20 January 2015 the appointment of seven board members for Food Standards Scotland, the new food body which takes over the functions of the Food Standards Agency in Scotland from 1 April 2015. These appointments follow the appointment in November last year of Ross Finnie as Chair of the body.

Grace's poster design wins 1st prize

19 December 2014
Having received 6,700 poster design entries from 240 primary schools, the Food Standards Agency in Scotland (FSAS) Calendar Competition 2014 was one of the best yet. The annual competition asks pupils to design artwork promoting good food hygiene, healthy eating and physical activity, as well as food allergy awareness.

Food and You Survey publishes findings for Scotland

16 December 2014
The Food Standard Agency (FSA)’s Food and You survey has published findings specific to Scotland for 2014. This, the third wave of the survey, which is conducted every two years, provides information on reported behaviours, attitudes and knowledge relating to food safety and healthy eating issues in Scotland.

Hygiene top tips for reusing carrier bags

5 December 2014
The FSA is reminding consumers of hygiene top tips for reusing carrier bags following the introduction of the Single Use Carrier Bag charge in Scotland.