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The Food Safety Authority of Ireland represents Ireland on food safety issues in Europe.

⚠ Tá leagan Gaeilge den leathanach seo ar fáil anseo.

The Authority has regular contact with the European Commission, the European Parliament and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). The FSAI consults on and assists in the development of well founded and effective European food law, taking into account the principles of better regulation.

European and national level activities are co-ordinated by EFSA by means of close co-operation through EFSA’s Advisory Forum, National Focal Point and Scientific Committees, Panels and Networks. This structure allows Member States and EFSA to work together to exchange scientific information and data, co-ordinate work programmes, pool resources and co-operate on joint projects. 


EFSA Grants and Procurement

EFSA regularly awards grants or subsidies for projects and activities that contribute to EFSA’s mission in the areas of data collection, preparatory work for scientific opinions, other scientific and technical assistance. Further information on EFSA Grants and EFSA Procurement.

EUBA-EFSA-PLANTS-2024-01: Statistical and experimental protocols for estimating pest survey parameters
Published: 30 April 2024. Deadline: 4 July 2024 - 17:00 (CEST)
The Call for proposals documents are published in the EU Funding and Tenders portal.
All applications must be submitted through the EU Funding and Tenders portal, following the instructions provided in section 3 of the Call for proposals. 

Career Opportunities in EFSA!

Scientific Officer – Food/Feed Microbiology, Animal Health & Welfare
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), based in Parma, Italy is looking for a Scientific Officer – Food/Feed Microbiology, Animal Health & Welfare. Please send us your application by no later than  9 May 2024 at 23:59 (local time). The purpose of this call is to establish a talent pool (reserve list) that may be used for the recruitment of staff when a position becomes available and will be valid until 31/12/2025.

BfR World Food Safety Almanac

The online BfR World Food Safety Almanac provides an overview of the administrative structures of various countries in food and feed safety. It is well structured database that enables effective collaboration between organisations working in the field of food safety. Currently, there are profiles from 37 countries in the online World Food Safety Almanac.

EFSA newsletters

EFSA highlights is a free weekly e-newsletter featuring what’s new on the EFSA website.

EFSA's Understanding Science Video Clips

Understanding Science is EFSA’s scientific white board video series in which EFSA staff explain scientific concepts.