Results 181–188 of 188 for "food standards scotland"

Scottish Parliament: Scottish Food (Promotion by Local Authorities and National Health Service Boards) (22 Apr 2015)

Malcolm Chisholm: in the interests of the health of many people in Scotland if a much higher percentage of fresh local food was used in schools and hospitals. Will the Government undertake, in partnership with Food Standards Scotland, to actively and vigorously promote appropriate public sector procurement practices to further that objective?

Scottish Parliament: Dairy Industry (31 Mar 2015)

Rhoda Grant: .... It is really important that we look at that, because products that are made with Scottish cheese but processed in France are not Scottish products. We need to look at the use of the saltire. Food Standards Scotland and consumer protection bodies have a role to play in ensuring that food is labelled in a way that is not misleading. Packaging needs to show clearly where the product was...

Scottish Parliament: New Psychoactive Substances (26 Feb 2015)

Richard Simpson: labelling products as not being for human use and, at the same time, not saying what effect could occur if they were used by humans. Will the minister hold early discussions with the new food standards Scotland on products that, although labelled for animal use, are clearly being sold with the intention of human use, to determine whether we can extend warnings so that people are protected?

Scottish Parliament: Food (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 ( 9 Dec 2014)

The Deputy Presiding Officer: Group 2 is on matters in relation to which food standards Scotland must keep the public informed. Amendment 5, in the name of Richard Simpson, is the only amendment in the group.

Scottish Parliament: Food (Scotland) Bill ( 9 Dec 2014)

Christian Allard: ...a healthy nation and a good food nation. I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the minister’s predecessor, Mr Matheson, on his announcement of the two senior appointments to lead food standards Scotland: Ross Finnie and Geoff Ogle will bring their own experiences in the food industry. I recently met Geoff Ogle in his office in Aberdeen and I am delighted with the two...

Scottish Parliament: Food (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 ( 2 Oct 2014)

Michael Matheson: Scotland will have significant social and economic benefits. The Food (Scotland) Bill will give Scotland some of the levers that we can use to tackle those issues. First, the bill will create food standards Scotland, which will be Scotland’s independent food safety and standards body. We are working to appoint a board and chair of high calibre, with the range of experience and skills...

Scottish Parliament: Programme for Government 2013-14 ( 3 Sep 2013)

Alex Salmond: ...and labelling. That move was subsequently seen by Westminster’s Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee as contributing to the UK’s poor handling of the horsemeat scandal. Therefore, the food standards (Scotland) bill will establish a new body to take over all of the FSA’s old functions. The new body will ensure that the industry and public in Scotland can have full confidence...

Scottish Parliament: Programme for Government 2013-14 ( 3 Sep 2013)

Aileen McLeod: ...and adults with incapacity bill—which I welcome greatly and which will help to protect our vulnerable, and through provision to establish Scotland’s own food safety and standards body called food standards Scotland, which will help us to address the significant food-related health challenges that Scotland faces, with consumer protection being paramount. I am also particularly pleased...

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