News

Guidance on a Right to a Second Expert Opinion
Tuesday, 24 May 2022

The FSAI has published a new guidance note for food business operators who are supervised by environmental health officers (EHOs) of the Health Service Executive on their right to second expert opinion under Article 35 of the Official Controls Regulation (EU) 2017/625.

 

Upcoming Breakfast Bite: What to Expect From Your Inspector
Tuesday, 24 May 2022

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) would like to present ‘Breakfast Bites’, a series of free, informal meetings for small food businesses. Here, we provide useful information on the topics you want to know more about.

In the short Breakfast Bite, Philip Devenish (EHO) will outline what you can expect when an Environmental Health Officer (EHO) carries out an inspection on a food business.

Upcoming Event - Food Reformulation
Monday, 16 May 2022

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) and Healthy Ireland (HI) present an event on food reformulation. It is open to food businesses and anyone with an interest in the future of food reformulation in Ireland.

Guidance on Food Labelling Challenges Caused by the Crisis in Ukraine and Russia
Friday, 25 March 2022

Due to the current crisis in Ukraine and the sanctions on Russia and Belarus, the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) is aware that food business operators (FBOs) may be experiencing difficulties regarding the supply of some foods, in particular, sunflower oil, but also other raw materials and ingredients used for the production of certain foods.This may result in food business operators having to omit or substitute certain ingredients or change the manufacturing process or recipe, at short notice.

 

Breakfast Bite on the 30 March: The Safe Catering Pack – Your Food Safety Management System
Thursday, 10 March 2022

In this short Breakfast Bite, Lisa O’Connor (FSAI), Carol Heavey (FSAI), and Gwen Basse (HSE) will explain how to use the Safe Catering Pack and introduce new sections on allergen and acrylamide controls.

Food Safety Research Priorities 2022
Thursday, 10 March 2022

The FSAI has published its 2022 research needs report which contains priority research areas that would advance the risk assessment and risk management work of the FSAI and support the protection of public health.

Food Labelling – EU Targeted Surveys on the Revision of Rules on Information Provided to Consumers
Tuesday, 1 March 2022

Food Labelling – EU Targeted Surveys on the Revision of Rules on Information Provided to Consumers

Monitoring Sodium and Potassium in Processed Foods 2003-2020
Thursday, 27 January 2022

This report provides an overview of the results obtained in the FSAI salt monitoring surveys which are conducted on annual basis since 2003.

Breakfast Bite on the 10 February: Food Safety Training – What you Need to Know
Tuesday, 25 January 2022

In this short Breakfast Bite, Ruth Conefrey (FSAI) will remind food businesses how they can comply with food safety training requirements.

Nutrition and Health Claims Legislative Update on Trademarks and Brand Names
Thursday, 6 January 2022

Nutrition and health claims legislative update on trademarks and brand names.