Press Releases

Two Closure Orders Served on Food Businesses in September
Thursday, 8 October 2020

Two Closure Orders were served on food businesses during the month of September 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 Allergen Warning of Possible Animal Ingredients in Vegan Declared Foods
Monday, 28 September 2020

The FSAI today warned consumers who are allergic to or intolerant of animal-derived food (egg, milk, fish, molluscs and crustaceans) on the possible dangers of consuming “vegan” products in the belief that such foods are completely free from animal-based allergens.

Two Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in August
Tuesday, 8 September 2020

One Closure Order and one Prohibition Order were served on food businesses during the month of August for breaches of food safety legislation, pursuant to the FSAI Act, 1998. The Closure and Prohibition Orders were issued by environmental health officers in the HSE and authorised officers in the FSAI.

Seven Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in July
Monday, 10 August 2020

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

FSAI Issues Industry Guidance for Safe Intake of Vitamins and Minerals
Thursday, 6 August 2020

The FSAI today published new guidance for food businesses to safeguard consumer health from potentially harmful levels of vitamins and minerals in food supplements.

Two Closure Orders Served on Food Businesses in June
Wednesday, 8 July 2020

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

FSAI Publishes First Healthy Eating Recommendations for 1-5 Year-Olds
Monday, 22 June 2020

Scientific report published today outlining food based dietary guideline recommendations for 1 to 5 year-old children living in Ireland.

New Guidance for Labelling of Gin and Gin Products in Ireland
Thursday, 18 June 2020

New guidance published on marketing terms used to advertise or promote gin and gin products produced in Ireland.

Three Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in May
Monday, 8 June 2020

Three Enforcement Orders were served on food businesses during the month of May for breaches of food safety legislation, pursuant to the FSAI Act, 1998. The Enforcement Orders were issued by officers of the FSAI following an investigation supported by the HSE Environmental Health Service and local authority veterinary inspectors.

Wash Your Hands, Not Raw Chicken
Thursday, 4 June 2020

In recognition of World Food Safety Day 2020, the FSAI and safefood remind people never to wash raw chicken.