Science & Health
The FSAI formulates policy advice and sets out standards for technical and scientific issues
The FSAI is engaged in ongoing activity with industry to further improve the health and safety of food on the market.
Salt and Health
The FSAI is charged with working with the food industry (manufacturers, retailers, caterers, etc) to achieve gradual, sustained and universal reductions in the salt content of processed and prepared foods.
Find more information on the salt reduction campaign
You can find information in this section on the work the FSAI is doing in relation to healthy eating
Nutrition and Health Claims
In this section you can find all the information relating to the regulation on nutrition and health claims made on foods
Get more information on nutrition and health claims legislation
Food supplements marketed for the first time in Ireland must be notified to the FSAI. Read more on this and the legislation covering food supplements
Legislation on the addition of vitamins and minerals and of certain other substances to foods came into force in July 2007. Read more about this legislation and details on dossier submissions
Advertising Food to Children
Read the FSAI's response to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland's Children's Code Consultation which looked at restricting the advertising of certain foods to children.
Last reviewed: 5/11/2013