19 February 2013
The FSA in Scotland is holding an event on 30th April in Dundee about their nutrition research and surveillance programme and the public health nutrition issues that matter. The day will include talks from academic, industry and government speakers.
12 February 2013
Nominations are open until Friday 8 March for the CIS Excellence Awards 2013. Open to ALL types of establishments involved in Scotland's catering, hospitality and tourism industries, the CIS Excellence Awards are the industry's ultimate accolade. Full details are available at the all-new cis-excellenceawards.com
06 December 2012
This Christmas the Food Standards Agency has an online advent calendar
full of top tips and useful links for safer festive food.
They'll also be tweeting and sharing daily tips across their social media networks.
15 August 2012
The IGD (Institute of Grocery Distribution) have just published a free PDF summarising the existing evidence for portion size and consumption behaviour and recommendations for future research.
22 May 2012
The Food Standards Agency in Scotland has launched a consultation
on front-of-pack (FoP) nutrition labelling.
Responses are requested by 6 August 2012.
08 May 2012
Food and drink - the regulatory challenge:What next for industry standards?
Thursday 17 May, Radisson Blu, Glasgow
An event that promises to inform, challenge, debate and discuss key issues for the food industry relating to regulation, audit and standards.
08 May 2012
National Vegetarian Week 2012 is a fun celebration of meat-free food and anyone can join in. The focus this year is on veggie breakfasts and www.nationalvegetarianweek.org is the place to find tempting recipes, free promotional materials, competitions and what's happening in your area such as discounts, offers and events from local companies, restaurants, community groups and more.
29 February 2012
Studies abroad have shown that incentives can encourage healthier eating practices among consumers. The Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy is running a trial to assess the most effective ways to encourage the Scottish workforce to make healthier dietary choices when eating at work.
28 February 2012
The Food Standards Agency in Scotland (FSAS) has re-instated the 'eatwell' website at a new web address:www.eatwellscotland.org
The website currently provides all the information to help you make healthier choices. A brand new eatwell website for Scotland is being developed and will be found at the same web address in the future.
06 December 2011
A national one day conference for all those who wish to keep up to date with the latest knowledge and best practice on food safety and nutrition within the catering setting.