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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-22569: Liam McArthur (Orkney Islands)

Scottish Liberal Democrats

Date lodged: 5 April 2019

To ask the Scottish Government whether it has received any complaints regarding the application of rules by environmental health departments or officers in relation to food safety or procedures at zero waste shops.

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 25 April 2019

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) produces the Food Law Code of Practice, which has been updated and published in January 2019. FSS provides Local Authorities’ Officers with relevant guidance and training and attends liaison group meetings in order to support the application of food law requirements. There have been no complaints received by Food Standards Scotland (FSS) relating to food safety or procedures at Zero Waste shops.