Public Health Minister

  • New legislation announced in the wake of the horsemeat scandal

    NEW LEGISLATION has been announced to give officers greater enforcement powers to seize products that do not meet food standards or labelling rules.   The legislation will be introduced as part of the Scottish Government Food Standards Scotland Bill which… Read More

  • Industry-wide nutritional labelling system launched

    A NEW consistent front-of-pack nutrition labeling system is being launched today by Public Health Minister Anna Soubry, in an effort to help consumers make more informed food purchasing decisions.   The new label will combine traffic light colour-coding and nutritional… Read More