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April 8th, 2020
SSPO welcomes latest SEPA regulatory position on medicines

As the focus to protect public health and keep fresh food in UK supermarkets continues, the salmon farming sector has welcomed the steps taken by the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) to create a temporary protocol which protects farmers' health while maintaining fish welfare and environmental standards.

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April 8th, 2020
COVID-19: Cabinet Secretary praises salmon farmers' response

Fergus Ewing MSP, the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Tourism, has issued a letter (8th April) thanking Scotland's aquaculture sector for the part it is playing in maintaining supplies of fresh, healthy produce to consumers through the coronavirus crisis.

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April 8th, 2020
Cabinet Secretary praises Scottish salmon sector and supply chain

Fergus Ewing MSP, the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Tourism, has issued a letter (8th April) thanking Scotland's aquaculture sector for the part it is playing in maintaining supplies of fresh, healthy produce to consumers through the coronavirus crisis.

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April 7th, 2020
COVID-19: SSPO welcomes latest regulatory position on medicines

As the focus to protect public health and keep fresh food in UK supermarkets continues, the salmon farming sector has welcomed the steps taken by the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) to create a temporary protocol which protects farmers' health while maintaining fish welfare and environmental standards.

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April 5th, 2020
Coronavirus Q&A Julie Hesketh-Laird, Chief Executive of the SSPO

Q&A with Julie Hesketh-Laird, Chief Executive of Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO) on salmon farming during the Covid19 outbreak.

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April 2nd, 2020
COVID-19: Food Standards Scotland guidance for food sector

Food Standards Scotland has published COVID-19 guidance for food business operators and their employees.

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April 2nd, 2020
COVID-19: Department of Transport letter of support for haulage sector

The Department of Transport has written a letter of support to UK hauliers.

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April 2nd, 2020
Government issues letter of support for hauliers

The Department of Transport has written a letter in support of the UK haulage sector, aimed at highlighting the vital role they are playing during the coronavirus pandemic.

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April 2nd, 2020
New COVID-19 guidance issued to food producers

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has published COVID-19 guidance for food business operators and their employees.

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April 1st, 2020
New jobs partnership to help food service workers

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has announced a new 16-week partnership with job recruitment app, Syft.

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March 31st, 2020
COVID-19: Recognising the valuable role of the Scottish food production supply chain

The leaders of Scotland's main food bodies, including the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO), have sent a letter to all MSPs.

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March 31st, 2020
Coronavirus

We appreciate some of you may have questions about how the Scottish salmon sector is responding to the coronavirus pandemic.

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