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Six Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in March
Wednesday, 8 April 2020

Six Enforcement Orders were served on food businesses during the month of March for breaches of food safety legislation, pursuant to the FSAI Act, 1998. The Enforcement Orders were issued by environmental health officers in the Health Service Executive (HSE).

Six Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in February
Monday, 9 March 2020

Six Enforcement Orders were served on food businesses during the month of February for breaches of food safety legislation, pursuant to the FSAI Act, 1998. The Enforcement Orders were issued by environmental health officers in the Health Service Executive (HSE).

FSAI Issued a Total of 107 Food Alerts and Food Allergen Alerts in 2019
Thursday, 5 March 2020

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) today published the number and breakdown of food alerts and food allergen alerts issued in 2019. Last year, 55 food alerts and 52 food allergen alerts were issued, as compared to 56 and 46, respectively in 2018.

FSAI Advice Line Received 3,460 Food Complaints in 2019
Monday, 24 February 2020

Over 3,460 consumer complaints were handled by the FSAI Advice Line in 2019, with over half of those relating to complaints of unfit food and poor hygiene standards.

Consumers Being Put at Risk and Misled with Some CBD Food Supplements
Thursday, 13 February 2020

A national survey of CBD products by the FSAI has found that the majority of products analysed were in breach of various articles of food law and some posed potential safety risks for consumers.

Five Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in January
Monday, 10 February 2020

Five Closure Orders were served on food businesses during the month of January for breaches of food safety legislation, pursuant to the FSAI Act, 1998. The Enforcement Orders were issued by environmental health officers in the Health Service Executive (HSE).

124 Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businessses in 2019
Wednesday, 8 January 2020

124 Enforcement Orders were served on food businesses for breaches in food safety legislation in 2019, increasing by 13%, compared to 2018 (110).