Food Standards Scotland provides guidance and information for food manufacturers.

There are a number of resources which can help small manufacturing businesses with food safety management and food hygiene regulation.

Safe Smoked Fish tool: a free online tool to help smoked fish producers manage the risk of Listeria contamination.

Fresh Produce Tool: a set of free tools to help fresh produce growers manage microbiological contamination risks.

MyHACCP can guide you through the process of developing a food safety management system based on Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) principles. The free web tool will help you develop a food safety management system that demonstrates how your business identifies and controls hazards that may occur during your manufacturing processes.

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Contaminants are substances that have not been intentionally added to food. They may be present as a result of its production, packaging, transport or holding.


Listeria monocytogenes

Listeria is a severe foodborne illness, with a high mortality rate.