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FSAI Advice Line Received 2,739 Food Complaints in 2015
Thursday, 11 February 2016

The FSAI's Advice Line received 2,739 complaints by consumers relating to food, food premises and food labelling in 2015.

Two Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in January
Monday, 8 February 2016

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

New Guidance for Using the Term 'Butter' in Fat Spreads
Thursday, 21 January 2016

Guidance note published on the use of the term ‘butter’ in the labelling and advertising of fat spreads to aid in the compliance by the food industry with relevant food law.

Free Small Food Business Start-Up Seminar for Dublin
Thursday, 14 January 2016

Small Food Business Start-Up Seminar from 8am to 1pm on Thursday, 28th January at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Northwood Park, Santry, Dublin 9 to assist those working in small food businesses or those who are thinking of setting up a food business.

6% Decrease in Food Safety Enforcement Orders in 2015
Thursday, 7 January 2016

106 Enforcement Orders were served on food businesses for breaches in food safety legislation in 2015, compared with 113 in 2014, a decrease of 6%.