Food Standards Scotland

Authorities in the United Kingdom have advised businesses to test soya lecithin from India because of potential peanut contamination.

The issue was raised by Germany via a Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) report in late April and affects about 60 countries including the United States. Another four

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Cattle in Scotland have a higher level of a certain subtype of E. coli O157 which causes more severe human infections, according to a report.

Scientists found that Scottish cattle have more E. coli O157 phage type (PT) 21/28, which is associated with super-shedding in cattle. Super-shedding is the passing
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