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Nine Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in July
Wednesday, 9 August 2017

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) today reported that nine Closure Orders were served on food businesses during the month of July 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.

Selling or Advertising Food Online? New Guide Published
Thursday, 20 July 2017

A new guide published to assist food businesses comply with their legislative requirements in order to safeguard consumer health and rights at all times. It sets out the information that must be provided to consumers by food businesses promoting or selling food online via websites or social media.

Seven Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in June
Tuesday, 4 July 2017

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) today reported that six Closure Orders and one Prohibition Order were served on food businesses during the month of June for breaches of food safety legislation, pursuant to the FSAI Act, 1998 and EC (Official Control of Foodstuffs) Regulations, 2010. The Enforcement Orders were issued by environmental health officers in the Health Service Executive.

FSAI Announces Consultation on Criteria for 5µg Vitamin D Only Supplements to be Listed as Suitable for Infants in Ireland
Wednesday, 28 June 2017

Public consultation on the criteria for 5µg Vitamin D only supplements to be listed as suitable for infants in Ireland. The online consultation will be held from 28th June to 11th August 2017 and invites parents, caregivers, health professionals, food supplement manufacturers, food businesses and any interested parties to take part.

Food Innovation Conference Advises on Access to EU Market
Tuesday, 20 June 2017

The FSAI hosted a national conference to demystify the regulations to place innovative and new foods on the EU market.

Eight Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in May
Thursday, 8 June 2017

Seven Closure Orders and one Prohibition Order 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.

Four Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in April
Tuesday, 9 May 2017

Two Closure Orders, one Prohibition Order 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.

Many Food Businesses Are Not Providing Allergen Information to Consumers
Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Findings of an audit published that shows an unacceptable level of non-compliance by food businesses when it comes to providing consumers with accurate written information on 14 specified allergens in non-prepacked food. New national information campaign launched which will run across, print, online and broadcast media with strong messages to highlight the potential consequences that missing or inaccurate allergen information can have on an individual’s health.

Seven Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in March
Thursday, 6 April 2017

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.

Five Closure Orders Served on Food Businesses in February
Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Five Closure 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.