Food Safety Culture
Event - Food Safety Culture - How Food Businesses and Consumers Benefit
On 18 November 2021, the FSAI’s Food Safety Consultative Council held its
open meeting and the topic of food safety culture in food businesses was
explored. Since March 2021, there is a legal requirement that all food businesses
to establish, maintain and demonstrate an appropriate food safety culture
within their business.
The regulation, which amends an existing food safety
regulation, requires food businesses to provide evidence of an appropriate food
safety culture by satisfying a number of requirements set out in the
The event provided participants insights into the role of and
consequences of food safety culture for three distinct groups in the food
system cycle; the safety of all of us as consumers, industry practitioners
engaged in providing food for consumers world-wide, and regulators seeking to
increase both public health and increased trade.
Last reviewed: 19/11/2021