Results 61–80 of 200 for "food standards scotland"

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Flour: Folic Acid (19 Jan 2022)

Lord Kamall: Officials from the Department of Health and Social Care, the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the Food Standards Agency and Food Standards Scotland are working to implement folic acid fortification, as part of the review on the Bread and Flour Regulations 1998 and the Bread and Flour (Northern Ireland) Regulations 1998. The UK Government and the devolved administrations...

Scottish Parliament: Red Meat Industry (16 Dec 2021)

Mairi Gougeon: ...ensure that they have a viable future. Unfortunately, that is not the case when there is low local demand, which can sometimes make long-term viability an on-going issue. The Scottish Government and Food Standards Scotland would be happy to have discussions with any organisation that is considering operating an abattoir in Scotland.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Horses: Slaughterhouses (22 Nov 2021)

Maggie Throup: ...and Rural Affairs on behalf of the FSA. No equines have been slaughtered in Northern Ireland in 2020. We are unable to provide figures on the slaughter of equines in Scotland as this is a matter for Food Standards Scotland. The number of horses slaughtered in England and Wales in 2020 is 1,314. The FSA is unable to provide the information requested regarding Weatherbys passport issuing...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Agriculture: Methane (22 Nov 2021)

Lord Benyon: ...role these products may have in delivering emissions savings in the medium term. An application for a promising feed additive is currently being processed by both the Food Standards Agency and Food Standards Scotland. The application has been formally validated and will now be subject to a robust risk assessment as part of the regulated products process. More broadly the Government will...

Written Answers — Department for International Trade: Trade Agreements: Australia (15 Nov 2021)

Penny Mordaunt: ...of the countries involved. However, the Government has committed that it will never lower food standards. The UK’s food standards are overseen independently by the Food Standards Agency and Food Standards Scotland. Decisions on these standards are made separately from any trade agreements. The UK-Australia trade deal does not compromise our animal welfare high standards and does not...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Pigs: Slaughterhouses (27 Oct 2021)

Maggie Throup: ...Ireland are delivered by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs on behalf of the FSA. We are unable to provide the information requested for Scotland as this is a matter for Food Standards Scotland. The following table shows the number of pigs slaughtered in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Totals Date England Wales Northern Ireland United Kingdom...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department of Health and Social Care: Fortification of Flour with Folic Acid (21 Sep 2021)

Maggie Throup: ...of The Bread and Flour Regulations 1998 and The Bread and Flour (Northern Ireland) Regulations 1998 being undertaken by Defra – alongside the Food Standards Agency in Northern Ireland and Wales, Food Standards Scotland in Scotland, DHSC, and the Scottish and Welsh Governments. Following those discussions, and in coordination with the progress of the review of the wider Bread and Flour...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: JBS (10 Sep 2021)

Victoria Prentis: ...and 1099/2009. Within Great Britain, compliance with animal welfare regulations is monitored and enforced in approved slaughterhouses by official veterinarians from the Food Standards Agency and Food Standards Scotland.

Scottish Parliament: Mobile Abattoirs ( 2 Sep 2021)

Mairi Gougeon: ...a sustained economic return from a mobile abattoir in Scotland. Any next steps would be for a commercial operator who wishes to take such a plan forward. The Scottish Government, in conjunction with Food Standards Scotland, would of course be willing to discuss that in more detail with any organisation that is considering operating mobile abattoirs in Scotland.

UK Government Union Capability - Motion to Take Note ( 1 Jul 2021)

Lord Rooker: ...2009 to 2013, is that Whitehall did not respect devolution. Given that my FSA role in a UK-wide body in a devolved area involved a change of UK Government, my view covers both. The only reason that Food Standards Scotland arose was due to the manner of the machinery of government changes made by Cameron to the FSA role. The SNP Government were content with the role and action of the FSA as...

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: JBS (30 Jun 2021)

Victoria Prentis: The Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Food Standards Scotland hold information on food safety practices of food businesses based in the UK, including the ones owned by JBS. Checks are carried out on foodstuffs imported into the UK to ensure that they meet our food safety standards. When safety risks or non-compliances are identified in food, feed or food contact materials imported into the UK,...

Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment Committee Report - Motion to Take Note (10 Jun 2021)

Lord Rooker: ...with England, the report also explores Scotland and Wales. There is far less silo working in the devolved Administrations—at least, that is how it appears from the outside. Certainly, the role of Food Standards Scotland is more holistic than that of the agency in England, because it retains the original remit of food safety, as well as nutrition and health. I too was disappointed on...

Scottish Parliament: Tariff-free Trade Deals ( 8 Jun 2021)

Emma Harper: .... ] I am hearing yitterin from the sidelines, but I want to talk about the growth hormones and antibiotics that are used in the production of American, Brazilian and Australian meat, which Food Standards Scotland deems unsuitable for use here in Scotland.

Written Answers — Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Abattoirs: Inspections (26 Apr 2021)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: The Department can confirm that all vets working in abattoirs, on behalf of the Food Standards Agency or for Food Standards Scotland, providing statutory controls and certification duties, are registered with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and speak English.

Scottish Parliament: Drug Deaths and Harms (18 Mar 2021)

Maureen Watt: ...raised the profile of Doric on my first day, I was able to embed in curriculum for excellence the use of all Scotland’s languages in the school curriculum. As Minister for Public Health, I set up Food Standards Scotland, with its headquarters in Aberdeen, introduced the duty of candour into the health service and launched the out-of-hospital cardiac arrest strategy, which has resulted in...

EU: Fishing Industry Negotiations - Question ( 4 Mar 2021)

Lord Gardiner of Kimble: ...is why Defra has invited exporters to in-depth workshops, 11 of them in the past few weeks, on issues including export health certificates. We are also working closely with the Scottish Government, Food Standards Scotland and other government departments to learn from the establishment and operation of existing hubs in Scotland. Although the situation is improving, we in Defra and other...

Written Answers — Scotland Office: Food Standards Scotland: Staff ( 4 Feb 2021)

John Lamont: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what staffing resource has been provided by the UK Government to Food Standards Scotland since the end of the transition period.

1. Questions to the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs: The Seafood Sector ( 3 Feb 2021)

Rhun ap Iorwerth: ..., confirm if she will ask the Food Standards Agency in Wales to commit to review the approach it takes towards the classification of shellfish waters, to bring this more in line with that taken by Food Standards Scotland, which would at least be a start?

Scottish Parliament: Brexit ( 3 Feb 2021)

Michael Russell: ...as we can despite that rank hypocrisy. In our agencies, and through the building resilience steering group, we have been offering a wide range of help to those who are affected: for example, by Food Standards Scotland putting additional staff into the three Scottish logistics hubs, by recruiting and training more specialist customs agents, and by providing businesses with tailored advice...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Food: Production (27 Jan 2021)

Jo Churchill: ...pet food in establishments that also produce food for human consumption. It was developed and published following a lengthy public consultation exercise and a high-level internal clearance process. Food Standards Scotland has not been approached by FBOs in Scotland to approve co-located establishments and would consider any applications on a case-by-case basis. This approach is only...


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