Food Standards Scotland has cited an independent review supporting its handling of an E. coli outbreak investigation traced to a cheesemaker in 2016 in response to “ongoing commentary” on the case.

The agency has come under pressure as Errington Cheese has always denied its cheese was responsible for the outbreak. 
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Two days before Christmas, Scotland’s troubled Errington Cheese Ltd. recalled all batches, all sizes, and all date codes of its Dunsyre Blue cheese because the product contains Listeria monocytogenes.

The recall notice puts Errington’s Dunsyre Blue back in the news just two months after the Crown decided not to prosecute
Continue Reading Listeria is the latest pathogen to rock Scotland’s Errington Cheese

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has issued a statement on its involvement with a multi-agency Incident Management Team (IMT), chaired by Health Protection Scotland, which had been investigating an outbreak of E. coli O157 in Scotland. FSS announced that the team “has stood down” as of Sept. 5, when it declared
Continue Reading Food Standards Scotland declares E. coli outbreak officially over