Food Standards Scotland have published their annual report “Local Authority Food Sampling in Scotland”. 

The report utilised data from the Scottish Food Sampling Database (SFSD, formerly UKFSS) and was prepared by Food Standards Scotland, to support local authority food sampling programmes, in partnership with the Scottish Food Enforcement Liaison Committee’s Sampling and Surveillance Working Group.

The report shows that 7434 samples for the period 1st July 2018 to 30th June 2019 across all 32 Local Authorities in Scotland. 

Included are recommendations for action by local authorities for 2020/21 and areas where LA sampling programmes could support developing policy and interventions. 

Reports are available on the SFELC KHub page.