Almost half of Scots say they have made changes to their eating or food-buying habits in the last six months for financial reasons.
EVERY major retailer is falling short of targets aimed at reducing levels of a bug that causes food poisoning, with contamination of shop-bought chickens increasing significantly since August.
CULLING of thousands of ducks has been taking place on a farm hit by bird flu as officials confirmed it was the same strain of the virus as one recently identified on the continent.
THE menu of regulatory and enforcement powers for food safety and food fraud in Scotland is changing.
Last week the Food (Scotland) Bill, which will set up a Food Standards Scotland Agency, was debated at Holyrood.