Press Releases Archive

FSAI Calls for Urgent Response to Antimicrobial Resistance
Thursday, 3 December 2015

The FSAI's Scientific Committee has produced a new report that highlights the serious impact posed by the potential transmission of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in the food chain.

FSAI Publishes Audit of Cold Stores
Monday, 16 November 2015

The FSAI has published an audit report on levels of non-compliance with food law by commercial cold stores. These facilities provide services to food businesses by way of rental of refrigerated storage space and provision of other services.

FSAI & Varadkar Launch Allergen Tool for Food Businesses
Monday, 9 November 2015

A new, online and mobile compatible tool has been developed by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) to assist Ireland’s 22,000 food service businesses identify and manage allergens in the food they serve.  Visit www.menucal.ie

National Consultation on Calories on Menus Legislation
Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Department of Health's national consultation to seek views on the legislation for the introduction of mandatory posting of calories on menus.

FSAI Advises of Fresh Mussels Recall
Friday, 21 August 2015

A food recall of fresh mussels supplied from Wednesday 19th August to some retail stores throughout Ireland.  The mussels were harvested from Roaringwater Bay, Co. Cork on Monday (17th Aug) and Tuesday (18th Aug) and may contain harmful levels of diarrhetic shellfish poisoning (DSP) toxins.

FSAI Reiterates Advice to Boil Imported Frozen Berries
Thursday, 21 May 2015

The FSAI reiterated its advice to consumers to boil all imported frozen berries for at least one minute prior to consumption.

New Guidance for the Use of Food Marketing Terms
Thursday, 14 May 2015


New guidance published aimed at ensuring consumers are not misled by the use of specific marketing terms (artisan/artisanal, farmhouse, traditional and natural) on foods.

Unapproved Food Premises Forced to Close
Thursday, 7 May 2015

A Closure Order and a Prohibition Order have been served on Mr Ivan Ebbitt, Erne Hill, Belturbet, Co. Cavan by veterinary inspectors from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.  This unapproved food premises was unhygienic and unsuitable for the purposes of food production.

Free Small Food Business Start-Up Seminar for Athlone
Monday, 13 April 2015

The FSAI is holding a free ‘Small Food Business Start-Up’ seminar from 8am to 1pm on Tuesday 21st April at the Hodson Bay Hotel,Roscommon Road, Athlone to assist those working in small food businesses and those thinking of setting up a food business. The free, half day event brings together a range of experts to explore the requirements needed for businesses to get off the ground and to comply with all the relevant food safety legislation.

Free Small Food Business Start-Up Seminar for Waterford
Wednesday, 11 March 2015

The FSAI is holding a free ‘Small Food Business Start-Up’ seminar in Waterford to assist those working in small food businesses and those thinking of setting up a food business. The event takes place from 08:00am to 13:00pm on Tuesday 24th March at The Tower Hotel, The Mall, Waterford.  Booking is advised and further information is available at www.fsai.ie/events.

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