Press Releases

Food Conference Outlines Importance of Food Safety Culture
Thursday, 18 November 2021

The FSAI's Food Safety Consultative Council today hosted an open meeting to discuss recently introduced EU regulation, requiring food businesses to establish, maintain and demonstrate an appropriate food safety culture.

Five Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in October
Monday, 8 November 2021

Four Closure Orders and one Improvement Order were served on food businesses during the month of October 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.

Food Safety Authority Welcomes Court Case Result
Thursday, 4 November 2021

The FSAI today welcomed Judge Miriam Walsh’s ruling at Ballinasloe District Court in a case involving Arrabawn Co-Operative Society Limited, Kilconnell, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway.

FSAI Calls for Vigilance to Dangers of Jelly Sweets Containing Cannabis in Run up to Halloween
Wednesday, 20 October 2021

The FSAI is today urging the public, especially parents and guardians to be extremely vigilant to the dangers of inadvertent consumption, particularly by children, of cannabis edibles, products such as jelly sweets containing the psychoactive cannabis component known as tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).

Five Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in September
Friday, 8 October 2021

Four Closure Orders and one Prohibition Order were served on food businesses during the month of September for breaches of food safety legislation. The Enforcement Orders were issued by environmental health officers in the Health Service Executive (HSE) and officers of the FSAI.

Food Safety Guidance Published for Unpasteurised Fermented Plant-based Products
Thursday, 23 September 2021

New guidance note published on Good Manufacturing Practices for the Production of Ready-to-eat Unpasteurised Fermented Plant-based Products to assist producers to produce safe products.

Five Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in August
Wednesday, 8 September 2021

Four Closure Orders 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 and the European Union (Official Controls in Relation to Food Legislation) Regulations, 2020.

New Director Appointed at the Food Safety Authority of Ireland
Thursday, 2 September 2021

The FSAI today announced the appointment of Gail Carroll as Director, Regulatory Affairs and Compliance Building.

Eleven Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in July
Monday, 9 August 2021

Ten Closure Orders and one Improvement Order were served on food businesses during the month of July 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. The Enforcement Orders were issued by environmental health officers in the Health Service Executive (HSE).

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.