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Classes of records held by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) holds a wide range of records, in hardcopy and electronic format, commensurate with its roles, responsibilities and functions. In accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2014, the Government’s Open Data initiative and the Re-Use of Public Sector Information Regulations, the FSAI endeavours to facilitate the public availability of these records through its website. 

The classes of records the FSAI currently holds cover a number of areas. These include records concerning the following matters:

  • Organisational governance and management 
  • Correspondence
  • Property management 
  • Financial
  • Legal 
  • Procurement 
  • Risk management
  • Parliamentary Questions 
  • Queries from members of the public 
  • Internal audit
  • Service Level Agreements and Memoranda of Understanding with other agencies
  • Information and Technology
  • Complaints in relation to the staff and services of the Authority
  • Freedom of Information and Data Protection 
  • Incident reports
  • Human Resources and Industrial Relations
  • Health and Safety 

The FSAI notes that certain classes of records are exempt or excluded from release under the Freedom of Information Act 2014 and/or related legislation.

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