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Science and Good Regulation Imperative for Sustainable Food Supply
Wednesday, 21 August 2019

An international conference exploring the challenges and opportunities facing the safety of global food supply today heard that whilst producing food sustainably is a major issue, food safety needs to be central to any debate to ensure innovations in production are matched with robust food safety risk assessments to protect public health.

Eight Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in July
Tuesday, 13 August 2019

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) today reported that eight Closure Orders 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).

Food Safety and Staffing Among Top Concerns for Food Businesses in Ireland
Monday, 29 July 2019

National attitudinal research published that shows from a food regulatory perspective, food allergens and ingredients labelling is the number one concern for Irish food businesses

Eleven Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in June
Monday, 8 July 2019

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) today reported that eleven Closure Orders 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).

 

Three New Board Members for the FSAI
Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Professor Francis Butler, Dr Cliodhna Foley-Nolan and Mr Gerry McCurdy appointed to the Board of the FSAI.

Eleven Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in May
Monday, 10 June 2019

Seven Closure Orders and four Prohibition Orders 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. The Enforcement Orders were issued by environmental health officers in the Health Service Executive (HSE) and veterinary inspectors in the local authorities.

Seven Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in April
Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Six Closure Orders and one Improvement Order 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.

Seven Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in March
Monday, 8 April 2019

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.

Eight Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in February
Friday, 8 March 2019

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) today reported that four Closure Orders, two Improvement Orders, and two Prohibition Orders 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. The Enforcement Orders were issued by environmental health officers in the Health Service Executive (HSE).

FSAI First With New DNA Food Scanning Tool
Monday, 18 February 2019

New DNA scanning tool to identify the entire DNA content of a food.