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Brexit Archive

Brexit - Your Food Regulatory Obligations: Presentations

This industry seminar was held on Wednesday 13th March 2019 in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Santry. It provided an insight into the import controls for foods from third countries. Food Drink Ireland (FDI) highlighted industry concerns and regulatory divergence following Brexit and the FSAI and its official agencies focused on the regulatory aspects and compliance.

The Secretary General from the Department of Health, Jim Breslin, also spoke to provide an update on the preparedness planning that is being undertaken by the Government of Ireland, the Department of Health and its agencies.


What Brexit means for food law compliance – Gail Carroll, Food Safety Authority of Ireland
Food of animal and plant origin - Sunita Jeawon,  Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine  
Food of animal and plant origin - Barry Delany, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine 
Fishery products - Dr Susan Steele, Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority 
Foods of non-animal origin – Lara Duffy, Health Service Executive 
A food industry perspective - Aoife Moran, Food Drink Ireland, IBEC 
Regulatory issues for food - Clodagh Crehan, Food Safety Authority of Ireland


FSAI Survey

The FSAI hosted a website survey in December 2018 inviting food businesses to provide feedback on their concerns in regard to food safety and the possible regulatory impact of Brexit for their food sector. A summary of survey responses received highlights the concerns of those in the food industry, many of which the Government of Ireland have already taken into consideration in their contingency planning.

Last reviewed: 16/4/2019

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