Press Releases

Three Closure Orders Served on Food Businesses in June
Thursday, 8 July 2021

Three 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 European Union (Official Controls in Relation to Food Legislation) Regulations, 2020.

New FSAI Scientific Committee Appointed
Wednesday, 7 July 2021

New FSAI Scientific Committee appointed which will provide expert scientific advice on all aspects of food safety and nutrition. The Scientific Committee will serve a five-year term and consists of 15 members appointed by the Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly T.D.

Three Closure Orders Served on Food Businesses in May
Tuesday, 8 June 2021

Three Closure 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 European Union (Official Controls in Relation to Food Legislation) Regulations, 2020.

New Members Appointed to the Food Safety Consultative Council
Wednesday, 26 May 2021

A new Food Safety Consultative Council (FSCC) for the period 2021/2026 has been appointed by the Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly TD.

Two Closure Orders Served on Food Businesses in April
Monday, 10 May 2021

Two 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 European Union (Official Controls in Relation to Food Legislation) Regulations, 2020.

FSAI Publishes New Report Evaluating the Use of Nutrition Labels on Yogurt for Monitoring Reformulation
Wednesday, 28 April 2021

New report published evaluating the use of declared nutrition labels of yogurt in monitoring food reformulation sold on the Irish market.

FSAI Issues Warning on Edible Products (Sweets) Containing Cannabis
Monday, 26 April 2021

The FSAI today issued a warning for consumers about the danger associated with eating edible products, such as jelly sweets, containing cannabis components.

Updated Scientific Recommendations for Food-based Dietary Guidelines for Older Adults Published
Monday, 19 April 2021

Scientific report published which provides comprehensive food-based dietary recommendations that, as part of an overall lifestyle approach, enable people over 65 in Ireland live life optimally to their individual potential.

Five Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in March
Thursday, 8 April 2021

Five Enforcement Orders were served on food businesses during the month of March for breaches of food safety legislation, pursuant to the FSAI Act, 1998 and the European Union (Official Controls in Relation to Food Legislation) Regulations, 2020.

FSAI Issued 167 Food Alerts and Food Allergen Alerts in 2020
Thursday, 18 March 2021

In 2020,167 food alerts and food allergen alerts were issued, compared to 107 in 2019. Of these, 112 were food alerts and 55 were food allergen alerts.