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Six Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in April
Tuesday, 8 May 2018

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) today reported that six Closure Orders were served on food businesses during the month of April for breaches of food safety legislation, pursuant to the FSAI Act, 1998 and the EC (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations, 2010. The Enforcement Orders were issued by environmental health officers in the Health Service Executive (HSE) and veterinary inspectors in the local authorities.

FSAI Publishes Total Diet Study on Dietary Exposure to Fluoride
Monday, 30 April 2018

The FSAI today published a report from its Scientific Committee which evaluates the consumption of fluoride from the Irish diet.

Seven Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in March 2018
Monday, 9 April 2018

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) today reported that six Closure Orders and one Prohibition Order were served on food businesses during the month of March for breaches of food safety legislation, pursuant to the FSAI Act, 1998 and the EC (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations, 2010. The Enforcement Orders were issued by environmental health officers in the Health Service Executive (HSE).

New Director of Corporate Affairs Appointed at the FSAI
Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Kevin Roantree has been appointed Director of Corporate Affairs at the FSAI.

FSAI Advises on Recall of All Falcon Labs Products Due to Illegal Steroids and Stimulants
Thursday, 8 March 2018

The FSAI today states it is initiating a recall of all Falcon Labs products due to the presence of illegal steroids and stimulants that pose a serious health risk to consumers and also, as the location of the production site cannot be determined and traceability of the products is unknown. The FSAI is advising consumers not to purchase or consume any Falcon Labs products as they are unfit for human consumption.

Eight Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in February
Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Six Closure Orders, one Prohibition Order and one Improvement Order were served on food businesses during the month of February for breaches of food safety legislation, pursuant to the FSAI Act, 1998 and the EC (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations, 2010.

Ireland Takes Part in EU-Wide Internet Sweep of Food Sold Online
Friday, 23 February 2018

The FSAI is encouraging food businesses to read its guidance on selling and advertising food online following the publication of the results of an EU-wide coordinated control programme which identified offers of food sold online that did not comply with EU legislation

FSAI Advice Line Received 3,400 Food Complaints in 2017
Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Over 3,400 consumer complaints were handled by the FSAI's Advice Line in 2017, with over a third of those relating to complaints of unfit food.

Four Closure Orders Served on Food Businesses in January
Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Four Closure Orders were served on food businesses during the month of January for breaches of food safety legislation, pursuant to the FSAI Act, 1998 and the EC (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations, 2010.

Sixty Nine Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in 2017
Tuesday, 9 January 2018

Sixty nine Enforcement Orders were served on food businesses for breaches in food safety legislation in 2017, declining by over a third (35%) compared to 2016 (106).