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Audit Reports

Targeted or Focused Audits

These audits examine the effectiveness and appropriateness of official controls and/or food business operators’ compliance with respect to a specific aspect of food law.

Official Control Audits

These audits examine the effectiveness and appropriateness of official controls as implemented by official agencies in relation to food law, service contracts and MANCP requirements. Where necessary, corrective action plans are developed and implemented by the official agencies to address any issues arising from the audits. The implementation of these plans is monitored by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland and the plans are updated periodically on this webpage.

Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM)

Official controls of sheep identification, acceptance and traceability within slaughter plants - published June 2018

Official controls in DAFM supervised infant formulae and follow-on formulae establishments - published June 2018

 Official controls in DAFM supervised ready-to-eat and ready-to-heat meat establishments - published Sept 2016

 Official controls related to liquid milk establishments - published Feb 2015

Official controls in the horticultural produce sector - published July 2014

Official controls conducted by the dairy produce inspectorate in small cheese producing food business operations - published Feb 2014

Official controls in DAFM approved poultry (broiler) processing (slaughtering) establishments – published June 2013

Audit on the follow-up and close-out of non-compliances with food law – published June 2013

Official controls in non-liquid milk processing plants - published Feb 2013 

Official Controls Relating to On Farm Emergency Slaughter of Bovine Animals – published Dec 2012  

Health Service Executive

Official Controls carried out by the HSE (Regulation (EC) No 853/2004) - published November 2017

 Official Controls in Manufacturing Establishments Supervised by the HSE - published September 2016

 Audit of Compliance of Official Food Microbiology Laboratories with Regulation (EC) No 882/2004 and Service Contract Obligations - published November 2015

 Official Controls in Food Supplements Establishments supervised by EHOs in the HSE - published July 2014

Official Controls conducted by the HSE in Category 2 Classified Food Business Operations - published May 2014

Official Controls in Food Business Operations Catering for High-risk Population Groups Supervised by EHOs in the HSE - published March 2013

Official Controls on Import of Foods of Non-animal Origin supervised by the Health Service Executive –  published September 2012

Sea Fisheries Protection Authority

Audit on the Follow-up and Close-out of Non-compliances - published August 2016

 Official Controls in relation to Biotoxin and Microbiological Monitoring of Live Bivalve Molluscs - published July 2014

Official Controls in (approved) Fish and Fishery Product Establishments - published July 2013

Local Authorities

 Audit of official controls carried out by the Local Authority Veterinary Service (Commission Regulation(EC) No 2073/2005) – published April 2019

 Official Controls carried out by the Local Authority Veterinary Service - published September 2016

 Official Controls carried out by the Local Authority Veterinary Service - published December 2015

Official Controls relating to On Farm Emergency Slaughtered Bovine Animals - Meath County Council - published July 2013

Official Controls relating to On Farm Emergency Slaughtered Bovine Animals - Mayo County Council - published July 2013

Follow-up and Close-out of Non-compliances with Food Law in Local Authorities – published June 2012

Official Controls carried out at Local Authority Approved Slaughterhouses – published November 2012

National Standards Authority of Ireland

 Audit of Official Controls carried out by the National Standards Authority of Ireland

 

 

      

 

Last reviewed: 24/4/2019