The Fisheries Minister Victoria Prentis MP has written an open letter to the UK's aquaculture, fishing and seafood sectors, thanking them for the role they are playing in keeping fresh produce flowing to UK consumers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Comment by Julie Hesketh-Laird, Chief Executive of the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation
In the first few frenetic weeks of this crisis, it was difficult for anyone to get a proper perspective on what was going on.
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.
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 e
Food Standards Scotland has published COVID-19 guidance for food business operators and their employees.
The Department of Transport has written a letter of support to UK hauliers.
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has announced a new 16-week partnership with job recruitment app, Syft.
The leaders of Scotland's main food bodies, including the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO), have sent a letter to all MSPs.
The Scottish and UK Governments have issued a number of support measures for businesses and employees. Please click on the links below for more detailed information and advice.
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