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FSAI Advises on Recall and Withdrawal of Some Food Containing Locust Bean Gum (E 410) due to Ethylene Oxide Contamination
Friday, 16 July 2021

Following the identification of ethylene oxide contamination of the additive locust bean gum(E410) in some food products in Europe, the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) today, in line with other EU Member States is undertaking a precautionary recalls and withdrawals of implicated food products.

Shellfish Warning for Castlemaine Production Area
Tuesday, 13 July 2021

Detection of significant levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) in shellfish samples in Castlemaine Production Area.

Breakfast Bite event on 24th June: The legal position of cannabis-based food products like CBD oils in the EU and Ireland
Wednesday, 9 June 2021

In this short webinar, Dr Pat O’Mahony (FSAI) will discuss the legal situation governing the sale of cannabis/hemp products as food in the EU and specifically in Ireland. To help businesses and individuals comply with the complex legal requirements in this growing area of food interest, there will be an opportunity to ask Pat questions at the end of his presentation.

Plastic Food Contact Materials Containing Substances Derived from Bamboo
Friday, 21 May 2021

Plastic Food Contact Materials Containing Substances Derived from Bamboo

Breakfast Bite on 3rd June: How to manage food safety in your business
Friday, 14 May 2021

To mark World Food Safety Day, our upcoming Breakfast Bite is on: How to manage food safety in your business.

EFSA opinion on titanium dioxide (E171) published
Thursday, 6 May 2021

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published an opinion today that concluded that based on the overall evidence available, titanium dioxide (E171) can no longer be considered as safe when used as a food additive.

Breakfast Bite on 12 May: Food Safety Training – What you Need to Know
Tuesday, 27 April 2021

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

Freezing for parasite control in farmed Atlantic salmon reared in Ireland
Wednesday, 14 April 2021

A recent review was carried out by the FSAI and the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority of the requirement to freeze farmed Atlantic salmon reared in Ireland for reasons of parasite control.

New Rules on Transparency and Sustainability in the EU Food Safety System
Friday, 26 March 2021

New regulation on transparency and sustainability in the EU food safety system

Breakfast Bite on 8 April: Starting a Food Business - What you Need to Know
Monday, 22 March 2021

In this short Breakfast Bite, Foteini Bompola (FSAI) will outline what you need to do in order to set up a food business, who you should talk to and what food legislation you need to comply with. The presentation will cover all types of food businesses, including food trucks and other mobile units. There will be an opportunity to ask Foteini questions at the end of her presentation.