Food safety at home and eating out

Last updated: 9 August 2019

Whether you're making a meal at home, getting a takeaway or eating out, it's important to make sure the food and drink you buy is safe.

Food Standards Scotland gives advice on food safety.

Visit the Food Standards Scotland website for information on:

  • foodborne illnesses
  • making food at home (cooking, chilling, cleaning and storage)
  • food hygiene when eating out
  • food allergies
  • contaminants