Press Releases

FSAI and Healthy Ireland Host Food Reformulation Event
Friday, 2 December 2022

The Food Reformulation Task Force, a partnership between the FSAI and Healthy Ireland, hosted a workshop today on food reformulation for food manufacturers, retailers and the out-of-home food sector.

New Senior Appointments at the Food Safety Authority of Ireland
Thursday, 24 November 2022

The FSAI today announced the senior appointments of Dr Michelle Minihan as Director of Audit, Incidents and Investigations and Dr Micheál O'Mahony as Chief Specialist, Veterinary Public Health.

Food Safety Conference Explores Online Food Delivery Trends
Thursday, 17 November 2022

The FSAI's Food Safety Consultative Council today hosted an open meeting to discuss online sales of food, from the consumer, the regulator and the industry’s perspectives.

Four Closure Orders served on food businesses in October
Tuesday, 8 November 2022

Four Closure Orders 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. The Closure Orders were issued by Environmental Health Officers in the Health Service Executive.

Seven Enforcement Orders served on food businesses in September
Monday, 10 October 2022

Seven Closure Orders were served on food businesses during the month of September 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.

Cost the highest concern for Irish consumers when buying food
Monday, 3 October 2022

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) today welcomes EU-wide research conducted by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). The 2022 Eurobarometer on food safety, the first to be commissioned since 2019, focused on a range of topics including concerns about food safety, trust in sources of information on food risks, and personal interest in food safety.

Four Enforcement Orders served on food businesses in August
Thursday, 8 September 2022

Three 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 European Union (Official Controls in Relation to Food Legislation) Regulations, 2020 and the FSAI Act, 1998.

Twelve Enforcement Orders served on food businesses in July
Thursday, 11 August 2022

Four Closure Orders and eight Prohibition Orders 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.

Five Closure Orders Served on Food Businesses in June
Wednesday, 13 July 2022

Five 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.

Eight Enforcement Orders Served on Food Businesses in May
Thursday, 9 June 2022

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