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EFSA Publishes Opinion on Ebola
Tuesday, 4 November 2014

Commercial import into the EU of any fresh meat from West African countries is not authorised. In addition, bringing meat into Europe in personal luggage is illegal.

Minister for Health announces 14 food allergens to be labelled on loose food under new laws
Monday, 3 November 2014

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has brought in new laws requiring that specific allergens including peanuts, gluten, shellfish and dairy products, should be clearly labelled on all loose food from this December.

Food Safety Authority of Ireland Annual Report 2013 Published
Thursday, 28 August 2014

Today, the FSAI published its Annual Report and accounts for 2013. 2013 marked the fourteenth year of operations for the Food Safety Authority of Ireland.

Online Course on General Food Labelling
Tuesday, 27 May 2014

This course provides information on the general labelling rules that apply to pre-packaged food. It also highlights the additions and amendments that will be introduced by the new Food Information Regulation 1169/2011 (FIC).

2014 Public Health Nutrition Winner Announced
Friday, 16 May 2014

Our congratulations to Dr Mary Flynn, Chief Specialist Public Health Nutrition, FSAI, who has been announced as the winner of the inaugural Public Health Nutrition Medal.

Join EFSA’s Scientific Panels
Friday, 16 May 2014

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has launched a call to renew the membership of its Scientific Committee and eight of its ten Scientific Panels.

Labelling of Fruit Juices and Related Products
Friday, 28 February 2014

The publication 'Labelling of Fruit Juices and Related Products' takes into account the general labelling requirements for foodstuffs including fruit juices and related products.

Safety of chilled and frozen food following a power cut
Friday, 14 February 2014

Generally, food kept above refrigerated temperatures (0-5°C) for more than 2 hours may be unsafe to eat and should be discarded.