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FSAI Publishes 2016 Annual Report
Thursday, 12 October 2017

FSAI Annual Report, 2016 published

Rodent Infestation and Dirty Premises Amongst Reasons for 10 Closure Orders Served in September
Monday, 9 October 2017

Ten Closure Orders were served on food businesses during the month of September for breaches of food safety legislation, pursuant to the FSAI Act, 1998 and EC (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations, 2010. The full details of each Enforcement Order will be published every month on the FSAI website.

Joined Forces Work to Tackle Food Fraud and Protect Consumers
Thursday, 5 October 2017

A two day international conference to share information and explore challenges facing the safety, the integrity and the authenticity of the global food supply chain opened today in Dublin Castle. Over 300 delegates were in attendance at Safeguarding the Food Chain – Protecting Authenticity and Integrity hosted by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) in partnership with safefood.

FSAI Provides Food Donation Guidance to Charities and Businesses
Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Four new guidance documents published for charities and donating food businesses to ensure that the highest food safety standards are maintained to protect consumer health.

Nine Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in July
Wednesday, 9 August 2017

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) today reported that nine Closure Orders were served on food businesses during the month of July 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.

Selling or Advertising Food Online? New Guide Published
Thursday, 20 July 2017

A new guide published to assist food businesses comply with their legislative requirements in order to safeguard consumer health and rights at all times. It sets out the information that must be provided to consumers by food businesses promoting or selling food online via websites or social media.

Seven Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in June
Tuesday, 4 July 2017

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 June for breaches of food safety legislation, pursuant to the FSAI Act, 1998 and EC (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations, 2010. The Enforcement Orders were issued by environmental health officers in the Health Service Executive.

FSAI Announces Consultation on Criteria for 5µg Vitamin D Only Supplements to be Listed as Suitable for Infants in Ireland
Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Public consultation on the criteria for 5µg Vitamin D only supplements to be listed as suitable for infants in Ireland. The online consultation will be held from 28th June to 11th August 2017 and invites parents, caregivers, health professionals, food supplement manufacturers, food businesses and any interested parties to take part.

Food Innovation Conference Advises on Access to EU Market
Tuesday, 20 June 2017

The FSAI hosted a national conference to demystify the regulations to place innovative and new foods on the EU market.

Eight Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in May
Thursday, 8 June 2017

Seven Closure Orders and one 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.