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Nine Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in September
Monday, 8 October 2018

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

Food Businesses Still Not Doing Enough to Provide Written Allergen Information to Consumers
Monday, 1 October 2018

The FSAI today released findings of a survey that shows 2 out of 5 adults (43%) are unaware that food businesses must provide consumers with accurate written allergen information in relation to the food they are serving or selling and 1 in 5 (20%) believe food businesses are not doing enough to inform them about the allergens in their food.

Four Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in August
Monday, 10 September 2018

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

15 Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in July
Wednesday, 8 August 2018

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) today reported that 13 Closure Orders, 1 Prohibition Order and 1 Improvement Order, were served on food businesses during the month of July 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).

FSAI Warns Food Businesses on Dangers of Serving Undercooked Minced Beef Burgers
Tuesday, 31 July 2018

The FSAI today reminded caterers and restaurants of the dangers of not cooking minced beef burgers thoroughly to remove harmful bacteria.

10 Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in June
Monday, 9 July 2018

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) today reported that 8 Closure Orders, 1 Improvement Order, and 1 Prohibition Order were served on food businesses during the month of June 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 Chairman for Food Safety Authority of Ireland
Monday, 11 June 2018

Martin Higgins appointed as new FSAI Chairman.

12 Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in May
Friday, 8 June 2018

Eleven Closure Orders and 1 Prohibition Order were served on food businesses during the month of May for breaches of food safety legislation, pursuant to the FSAI Act, 1998 and the EC (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations, 2010.

FSAI Scientific Committee Report Advocates New Upper Limits for Vitamins and Minerals to Safeguard Health
Tuesday, 5 June 2018

The FSAI's Scientific Committee today published a report outlining the process that the food supplement industry can use to establish maximum safe levels for 21 of the 30 vitamins and minerals permitted in food supplements in Ireland.

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.