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Oyster and Mussel Warning for Castlemaine Production Area
Wednesday, 15 July 2020

Following the detection of significant levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) in oyster and mussel samples from the Castlemaine production area in the South West of Ireland, the Food Safety Authority of Ireland, in conjunction with the Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority, the Health Service Executive and the Marine Institute, is reiterating the warning to people not to collect or take oysters or mussels from this area at this time.

Qualitative Risk Assessment on the Development of COVID-19 illness from the Consumption of Bivalve Molluscs
Friday, 3 July 2020

Qualitative risk assessment on the development of COVID-19 illness from the consumption of bivalve molluscs

Oyster Warning for Castlemaine Production Area
Monday, 29 June 2020

Following the detection of significant levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) in oyster samples from the Castlemaine production area in the South West of Ireland, the area is now closed.

Breakfast Bite: Food Safety Training
Wednesday, 24 June 2020

The FSAI will host a FREE online breakfast bite on the Thursday, 4 June 2020. In this short Breakfast Bite, Ruth Conefrey (FSAI) will remind food businesses how they can comply with food safety training requirements.

Breakfast Bite: Food Allergen Labelling
Wednesday, 20 May 2020

The FSAI will host a FREE online breakfast bite on the Thursday, 4 June 2020. This event will cover food allergen labelling and will be hosted by Dr Pat O'Mahony (FSAI).

Breakfast Bite: food safety - back to basics
Monday, 27 April 2020

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

The FSAI will host a  FREE online breakfast bite on the 12 May 2020. This event will cover the basics of food safety and will be hosted by Helen Crowley.

Guidance Published on Stricter Rules for Advertising and Marketing Infant Formula
Thursday, 9 April 2020

New guidance published for the infant formula industry on compliance with food law governing commercial communications to health professionals in relation to infant formula products in Ireland.

Contacting the FSAI During the COVID-19 Response
Monday, 30 March 2020

How to contact the FSAI during the COVID-19 response

COVID-19 FSAI Office Arrangements
Friday, 13 March 2020

In response to the evolving COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, the FSAI is monitoring the situation closely and is following official Government advice. Our staff are either working from home or from the office. We have cancelled all meetings for the moment and these will be rescheduled either in the future or held by some other means (e.g. teleconference). Our advice-line and reception are operating through email only. 

We will continue to review the situation regularly and update, as appropriate. Our focus is to continue to operate business as usual, where possible, whilst protecting the health of our staff and our colleagues.

Our out-of-hours emergency contact details continue to operate as normal.

Please email our advice-line if you have any queries.

 

Report on Finding Healthier Breakfast Cereals and Yogurts in Ireland Published
Friday, 21 February 2020

Report on finding healthier breakfast cereals and yogurts in Ireland published