Scottish Government

The Scottish government pledged to end 'the scourge of misleading information' about the origin of food

'We'll make food labelling clearer': Scottish government

By Michael Stones

Consumers in Scotland will receive far clearer information about the origins of their food, the Scottish government has pledged, after launching a new partnership yesterday (February 11) to deliver that promise.

The FDF said the PAS would risk undermining Scotland's food and drink industry

Scotland abandons responsible food marketing standard


The Scottish government has shelved a standard for responsible food and drink marketing intended to tackle Scotland’s obesity problem, after food industry participants withdrew from discussions.

The Scottish government is seeking to define the new food body's scope

Scotland seeks to define scope of independent food authority

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The shape of a new Scottish food body is set to be sketched out following a consultation period opened last week on the responsibilities and functions of an authority separate from the UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA).

Scotland pledges to limit regulation for food industry

Scotland pledges to limit regulation for food industry

By Rod Addy

Scotland’s government would limit regulatory burdens on food and drink manufacturers, working in close cooperation with the industry, according to Richard Lochhead, cabinet secretary for rural affairs and the environment.


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