Industry-specific Advice

Whatever your business type, our website has advice on producing safe food.

FSS works with the whole food industry – from farming and primary production, manufacture, to retail and catering. We address food safety issues at every stage, providing guidance on best practice and legal requirements.

In this section

Catering & Retail

We give advice to the catering and retail sector on providing safer food for customers, food hygiene legislation guidance and food allergy and intolerance.

Farming & Primary Production

Food Standards Scotland works with the farming industry and primary producers to ensure food is safe and authentic from the beginning of the food chain.

Fish & Shellfish

FSS is required, by European legislation, to undertake an extensive programme of Official Control monitoring of LBMs and marine phytoplankton (algae) from LBM harvesting waters.

Manufacturers

Food Standards Scotland provides guidance and information for food manufacturers.

Meat, Poultry & Game

Food Standards Scotland works with the farming industry and primary producers to ensure food is safe and authentic from the beginning of the food chain.

Dairy

Guidance on controls for raw milk (including antibiotic residues), cheese production and eggs.

Food & Feed

The safety of food in Scotland is governed by laws and guidance, covering everything from production to processing, distribution, retail, packaging and labelling.

Food Crime & Incidents

The Scottish Food Crime and Incidents Unit (SFCIU) includes the investigations and intelligence gathering arms of Food Standards Scotland (FSS).