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News - 2017

Re:markable Logo Scotland’s SMEs and micro businesses are being urged to apply for Scottish Government funding aimed at helping them attract, develop and retain young employees aged 16-24. The funding, worth £200,000, for the Investors in Young People (IIYP) accreditation will help support up to 300 small enterprises over the next six months and will be rolled out exclusively by Re:markable (formerly Investors in People Scotland).  
Food Standards Scotland Update

On 7th September, Food Standards Scotland published the updated list of products withdrawn from the market because of the amount of egg they contain from farms implicated in the Fipronil investigation. 26 additional products have been added to the list of products withdrawn (published 31 August 2017), but Food Standards Scotland understands these products have not been distributed to Scotland.   

Food Standards Scotland

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) is Scotland’s national food industry regulator and works across the food chain with food businesses and industry to ensure that food is safe to eat and meets regulatory standards.

On 4 September they published their Regulatory Strategy setting out the organisation’s central role in supporting and regulating the food sector in Scotland.


Food Standards Scotland has issued a PRIN today (31/08/2017) concerning Athole Tablet Ltd, which is recalling two of its tablet products because they may contain small pieces of metal.


Scottish Bakers has announced the dates for the 19th World Championship Scotch Pie Awards and to mark the start of this year’


Food Standards Scotland continue to trace the distribution of eggs from farms in the Netherlands affected by Fipronil.


Food Standards Scotland continues to work closely with the Food Standards Agency and industry to trace products containing eggs from farms in the Netherlands implicated in the Fipronil investigation.


Food Standards Scotland sre continuing their urgent work to trace egg products which might contain Fipronil. In most cases the identified products were past their expiry date but those remaining are being withdrawn immediately.


Food Standards Scotland has been liaising with the Food Standards Agency regarding the investigation into the distribution of eggs contaminated with Fipronil in the UK.